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Motifs

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Twenty two white oval motifs in Belgium Venise needle lace. The design is of a Belgian lion holding a shield that reads "Belgium 1914". This is surrounded by a ground of hexogonal bars.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Linen
Made in:
BELGIUM
Date made:
19th c.-20th c.
Size:
5.7 × 7.6 cm (2 1/4 × 3 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.464.1-22
Signature marks:
monogram BELGIUM 1914 On motifs tag In gold printing Made in Belgium/ in black inck T or V el 07826/12/41615/108628 (marked through)/N7752 Attached to motifs now removed. tag Printed in gold Made in Belgium/written in black ink G or T eb 07826/24/117752 tag A blue metal tag has incised DENTELLE on one side and VERITABLE on the other. Attached to the motifs now removed.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973