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Edging

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A white bobbin lace edging. The ground is in Point de Paris bobbin lace at the upper edge with a zig zat center frame. The lower edge is in a Lille bobbin lace ground with a flower arising from the clotherwork strip. The repeat is every 1 1/2 inches.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
BELGIUM
Date made:
19th c.-20th c.
Size:
3.8 x 767.1 cm (1 1/2 x 302 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.485
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
tag Paper tag with gold printing Made in Belgium/in black ink Pla 57013/oi(black ink)28vet?(red ink)/8 (black ink) un/39 le m/347294 Pinned to edging now removed (12-2000) tag Brass tag that reads on one side DENTELLE and on the other side VERITABLE Attached to the edging.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973