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Drawer liner

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

This liner is composed of the peach silk backing, which is shaped for a drawer or table top, and a lace mat that is stitched to the backing. The design of the mat is of two types of lace: Valencienne bobbin lace and Honiton bobbin lace. The center of the mat has Honiton flower motifs of lilac, daisies and roses appliqued to machine net. Surrounding this center area is a Valencienne bobbin lace edging. At the two top corners of this edging are appliqued Honiton motifs of lilacs and daisies.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Linen/cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
Late 19th c.-Early 20th c.
Size:
11 × 8 in. (27.9 × 20.3 cm) Lace: 10 × 7 in. (25.4 × 17.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.573
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973