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A cream colored Duchesse bobbin lace collar with seven inset Point de gaze needle lace roses with raised petal. The bottom edge is of four scallops formed by the design. The top edge is of small filled circles evenly around.

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Date made:
20th c.
15.2 × 111.8 cm (6 × 44 in.)

Detailed information for this item

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Signature marks:
tag Very fine lace Included with the lace, now removed. This is a white rectangular paper with writing in pencil. Container Gives away./JULIUS GARFINCKEL & CO./WASHINGTON Top of the box. This is preprinted on the box in light blue. "Gives away." is handwritten in pencil. Container label JULIUS GARFINCKEL & CO./WASHINGTON 4, D. C./HOW SOLDChg/DATE 5/4/DEPT.71/SOLD BY 38/20434-18/SEND TO/Mrs Joseph E. Davies/3029 Klingle Road/Att. N. W./Miss Voight 116403/POSTMASTER:CONTENTS MERCHANDISE. MAY BE OPENED/FOR POSTAL INSPECTIN./RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED./NO. 11 Glued to the bottom of the container. A white label with preprinted black lettering. Blue carbon lettering. The number 20434-18 and No. 11 is in red. Container label GET SIGNATURE/FOR THIS PACKAGE Glued to the bottom of the container This is a red label with printed white letters.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973