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Edging

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A white Lille-type bobbin lace edging. The design is of two flowers in a long pot with honeycomb filling.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
BELGIUM
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
3.8 × 268 cm (1 1/2 × 105 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.488
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
Paper In pencil 6 1/2 yds/To be used for /1 Slip/2 yeds. 33 ins. retd./Oct. 1966 Wrapped around the edging now removed. tag Paper tag bordered in gold and printed in gold Made in Belgium/in black ink Ha 3598/lr/le M.60.50/6m rsae/330278 Pinned to edging now removed. tag Brass tag imprinted DENTELLE on one side and VERITABLE on the other side. Tied to the edging.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973