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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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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


Medium or Technique

Linen, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts