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Insets

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About this object

Two white Point de Paris bobbin lace insets. The pieces have a central design of a large iris flower surrounded by a leaf garland. On either side of the center design are three daisy like flowers with leaves. The center area of the daisy is open with no filling. There are a decorative fillings from mesh work to straplike lattice work. The top of the insets are scrolled and scalloped while the bottom edge is straight with picots.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Silk
Made in:
Belgium
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
8.3 × 22.9 cm (3 1/4 × 9 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.524.1-2
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
Paper tag Made in Belgium/Pple 8142/24.50fr r. oloe/2 35 ua/346745 Pinned to the insets now removed The first line is printed in gold. All the other is in black ink and is handwritten except for 24.50fr which is written in red ink. Paper tag B/1001/50fr Pinned to the inset, now removed. This is written in pencil on the back of the tag. metal tag VERITABLE Tied to the items This is imprinted on one side of the metal tag. metal tag DENTELLE Tied to the insets. This is imprinted on one side of the metal tag.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973