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Straight band

Straight band worked with gold thread (gilded silver wound on neutral yellow silk) and linen thread, trimmed with gilded sequins, colored silk and colored glass (?), and edged with bobbin lace worked with gold thread and linen thread. Mount on faded salmon colored silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

probably Spanish, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin


Textiles and Fashion Arts