Tag for World War I Belgian Lace

Description
This paper tag is labeled "N° 13/0436 Point Alençon Louis XVI made by hand in... for the C'on for Relief in Belgium" On the reverse is a red wax seal embossed with “Commission for Relief in Belgium, Dentelle Belge” and an image of the Belgian Lion. A black, yellow, and orange cord is sealed into the wax, and “$24.00” is lightly penciled in on the card. The tag came to the museum without the lace attached.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
war lace
tag
lace
seal
made during
1914-1919
facilitator
Hoover, Herbert
maker
unknown
Physical Description
paper (base material)
red (image color)
sealing wax (front material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
Belgium
ID Number
2013.0121.21
accession number
2013.0121
catalog number
2013.0121.21
subject
Lace Making
European History
Europe
related event
World War I
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
Government, Politics, and Reform
Lace
War Laces
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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