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SET OF 18 LACE SAMPLES

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SET OF 18 LACE SAMPLES

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About this object

18 lace samples on a green silk panel with gros-grain ribbon at the top of the panel. Descriptions, in quotes, next to each sample, on small architect's linen labels in ink. .1 is a 17th century very fine Binche bobbin lace edging. It has a straight foot and head with a 3/8 inch bobbin egrelure (attachment). The pattern repeats ever every 4 1/4 inches. There is a snow ground. .2 has no label and is a Flanders edging with a gentle scallop head, with no engrelure. The pattern repeat is 4 5/8 inches. The design is of a crude floral and scroll design. .3 is a Binche bobbin lace leaf and flower design with straight edges. The design repeat is every 4 3/4 inches. .4 a fine 18th century Binche bobbin lace edging. This is coarser than .3. The design is of leaves and flowers and repeats every 4 inches. The edges are straight and there are various fillings. .5 is a fine 17th century Binch bobbin lace edging with a design of feather scrolls on a very fine snow ground. .6 is a very fine 17th century Binche bobbin lace edging with a design of stylized leaves. The repeat is every 3 3/4 inches in a candelabra style. .7 is a 17th century Binche bobbin lace edging with a design of elaborate trailing leaves and straight edges. The design repeat is ever 4 1/4 inches. .8 has no label. It is a very fine Flanders lace in a floral design. The floral design is incomplete. .9 has no label. It isa coarse Binche edging of a simple floral design with a snow ground. The pattern repeat is every 2 7/8 inches. .10 is an 18th century Candelabra Binche bobbin lace with a pattern of leaves. The edges are straight with a 3/8 inch engrelure. .11 is an 18th century Binche bobbin lace edging. The pattern is of a flower and leaf with a partridge-eye ground and repeats every 4 1/4 inches. The edge is straight with a 3/8 inch engrelure. .12 is a 17th century Flemish edging that is crudely worked. The repeat is every 4 inches.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
SET OF 18 LACE SAMPLES
Made from:
Cotton -- linen -- silk
Made in:
FLANDERS
Date made:
17th c.-18th c.
Size:
91.4 x 121.9 cm (36 x 48 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.134.1-18
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
label No. 105/Very fine Binche/from Old Church at Haarlem.17th Cent. With the lace sampler This was written in ink.This is 45.134.1 label No. 106/Very fine Binche 17 Cent. With the lace sampler This is written in ink and is 45.134.3 label No. 10 Fine Binche Early 18 Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.4 and is written in ink. label No. 108 Verny fine Binche 17 cent. With the lace sampler This is 45. 134.5 and is written in ink. label No. 107/Very fine Binche 17 Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.6 and is written in ink. label No. 109. Very fine Binche 17 Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.7 and is written in ink. label NO. 12 Binche 18 Cent With the lace sampler This is 45.134.10 and is written in ink. label No 11. Binche 18th Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45. 134.11 and is written in ink. label No. 117 Flemish 17 Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.12 and is written in ink. label No 114. Flemish Very Fine 17Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.13 and is written in ink. label No 113 Flemish Very fine 17 Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.14 and is written in ink. label No 116 Flemish fine 17th cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.15 and is written in ink. label No 115 Flemish fine 17 Cent. With the lace sampler This is 45.134.16 and is written in ink.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973