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Narrow flounce

Ground: twisted mesh, forming straight lines across flounce. Design: powdering of small conventional leaf forms, outlined with buttonhole stitch. Edged with pointed scallops, each holding symmetrical plant form outlined by buttonhole stitch and picots. Bobbin heading sewed along top.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter

Italian, 18th–19th century

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Medium or Technique

Lace, point


Textiles and Fashion Arts