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Shawl of black blonde lace

Long rectangular shawl of black blonde lace; design arranged in symmetrical units, with motifs repeated horizontally and alternately facing left and right; many motifs, some in medallions, including paired towers, palm tree and cactus, landscape with sail boat off shore, cocks, and a great variety...

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Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

French, second quarter of 19th century

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Silk lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts