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Large circular lace piece

Point and bobbin, Large circular piece, probably intended for a parasol cover: the hole in the center has been filled in by coarse needle-work spider web. Design: bobbin-made floral pattern connected by brides with eight sections near the edge worked in point de gaze, with roses with...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Mary Phillips

Flemish, second half of 19th century

Object Place

Brussels, Flanders

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Point and bobbin, point de gaze, needlepoint stitches


Textiles and Fashion Arts