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Insertion

Made by: Machine

Currently in storage


About this object

A white machine edging of "Princess" lace. The design is of leaves and needle run stems and tendrils. The edge is scalloped with rosettes.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
10.2 × 1051.6 cm (4 × 414 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.582
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
tag Very fine lace Included with the insertion, now removed This is a white tag with writing in pencil. tag 30/6 Pinned to the insertion,now removed. An orange auction tag with black writing. Container Gives away./JULIUS GARFINCKEL & CO./WASHINGTON On the top of the container Gives Away is written in pencil. The rest of the lettering is in preprinted blue. 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 A white label with black printing. The writing is in carbon blue and the numbers 20434-18 and No. 11 are in red. 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