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Piece of lace

Square mat with curved corners. Cotton yarns. Very fine punto avorio, main field shows a rose spray in central square, surrounded by a wreath of wheat stalks. Wide border of macramé lace edged with tassels. Two small holes and several brown stains near center. One corner torn; a few tassels...

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Gift of Mrs. Rebecca Christie Birdsall

Mexican, 1862

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Medium or Technique

Cotton lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts