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Piece of lace

Made in a convent in Mexico City. Point, drawn-work. Small mat, made of two bands from legs of child's drawers, sewn together. Each piece shows a wide band of cut and drawnwork, with darning and knotted stitches, between borders of plain linen, one of which is hemstitched. Lace shows wheels...

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Provenance

Made in a convent in Mexico City.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rebecca Christie Birdsall

Mexican (Mexican City), 1862

Object Place

Mexico City, Mexico

Accession Number

59.206

Medium or Technique

Linen, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles