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Edging

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A cream colored Honiton or Bruges bobbin lace edging. The design is of simple floral designs which give a scallop to the lower edge. The top attachment edge is straight.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
ca. 1910
Size:
12.7 x 243.8 cm (5 x 96 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.576
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
tag 33/6/336 Pinned to lace, now removed. This is a rectangular orange tag. On one side is an orange sticker with 33/6 and on the other side written directly on the orange tag is 336. Container Gives away/JULIUS GARFINCKEL & CO./WASHINGTON Front of box. The Gives away is handwritten in pencil. The other inscription is a printed logo in light blue. l abel on container JULIUS GARFINCKEL & CO./WASHINGTON 4, D. C./HOW SOLD Chg/DATE 5/4/DEPT. 71/SOLD BY 38/20434-18/SENT TO/Mrs. Joseph E. Davies/3029 Klingle Road/Att. N.W./Miss Voight/1 16403/POSTMASTER: cONTENTS MERCHANDISE. MAY BE OPENED/FOR POSTAL INSPECTION/RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED./No. 11 Bottom of container The label is white with black printing. The numbers 20434-18 and No. 11 are printed in red. The rest of the information is hand printed in carbon blue ink. label on container GET SIGNATURE/FOR THIS PACKAGE Glued to container on the bottom This label is in red with pre-printed information in white. tag Very fine lace Within the box in which the lace came, now removed. This is a white paper label written in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973