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Piece of lace

Bobbin and needle lace (cotton) Oval-shaped cap crown. Typical design of stylized floral motifs, leaf sprays, thistles, and shamrocks. Single butterfly appliqued separately with wings detached from ground near center. Condition: excellent

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

English (Honiton), late 19th century

Object Place

Honiton, England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts