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Piece of lace

Made in a convent in Mexico City. Point, drawn-work. Cover made of three pieces of a child's petticoat. Plain white linen ground, decorated with three strips of drawnwork, each showing one wide band and three narrow bands of ornament. Wide band shows small, all-over lozenge pattern rendered with...

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Made in a convent in Mexico City.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rebecca Christie Birdsall

Mexican (Mexican City), 1862

Object Place

Mexico City, Mexico

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Medium or Technique

Linen, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts