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Point or bobbin mixed lace

The edge and ends are finished with leaves of bobbin lace joined with needle point stitches; set into the réseau or ground of point lace are sprays of bobbin made flowers. On the réseau is a powder of button-holed circles. Narrow in the middle and wider at the ends.


Bequest through Miss Elizabeth H. Bartol

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. James T. Fields

Flemish, About 1850–60

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Medium or Technique

Lace, point or bobbin mixed


Textiles and Fashion Arts