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Lace

Flounce from alb. Fine white muslin; threads drawn and whipped to form fine rectangular mesh background for medallions containing emblems of the Passion and scrolling floral pattern. Design left in white muslin, worked in white with chain stitch. Buttonholed scallops on lower edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

probably Spanish, 18th century

Object Place

Spain

Accession Number

38.1067

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, drawn-work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles