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Insertion

Made by: Machine

Currently in storage


About this object

A white insertion of Princess lace (machine tape motifs sewn on machine net) with needlerun details. The design is of a flower and leaf pattern.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
8.3 × 1371.6 cm (3 1/4 × 540 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.580
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
tag Very fine lace. Included with the lace, now removed. This is a white paper with writing in pencil. tag 30/6 Pinned to the insertion, now removed. An orange auction tag with black ink writing. Container Gives away./JULIUS GARFINCKEL & CO./WASHINGTON Top of the container. "Gives away." is written in pencil. The rest of the wording is preprinted in light blue. Container label JULIUS GARFINCKEL & CO./WASHINGTON 4, D. C./HOW SOLD Chg/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 INSPECTION./RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED/No. 11 Glued to the bottom of the container. This is a white label with preprinted black lettering. The written areas are in blue carbon and the numbers 20434-18 and No. 11 are in red. Container label GET SIGNATURE/FOR THIS PACKAGE Glued to the bottom of the container. A red label with white printing.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973