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Runner

Made by: National Association of Belgian Lace-makers

Currently in storage


About this object

The runner is composed of a central design of Belgian provinces that are between two end rectangles of Belgian Venise needle lace with a Belgian coat of arms backed with a grid of buttonholed bars. The date 1914 is on the left of the coat of arms and 1915 is on the right. The edging is bobbin lace with a design of flowers and stylized leaves.

Category:
NEEDLEWORK
Object name:
Runner
Made from:
Lace
Made in:
BELGIUM: Brussels
Date made:
1939
Size:
overall __71.00 IN __15.00 IN
overall __180.34 cm __38.10 cm

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.65.1
Class:
LACE
Signature marks:
COAT OF ARMS; DATE __at ends: Belgian coat of arms, nine others; on left: 1914; on right: 1915 ||tag __#3/30 MATS/30/NAPKINS/30 FB. DOILLIES/2 RUNNERS/BELGIAN COAT OF ARMS __Pasted to tissue in which item was wrapped. __The tag is bordered with red and the writing is in black ink. ||tag __WASHINGTON/Belgium 45.65 __Glued to the tissue on which the item was wrapped. __This is a red bordered tag with the lettering typed of Washington. The Belgium and 45.65 is written in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973