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Lace tie

A bobbin applique lace tie, long narrow with ends widening slighly in each end, a small floral spray repeat of shell shaped leaf on all edges; many yellowish stains. Belonged to donor's mother, Mrs. Edward Patterson.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)

Flemish, 19th century

Object Place

Brussels , Flanders

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen bobbin lace with bobbin lace applique


Textiles and Fashion Arts