Cuello de Encaje

Description
In Puerto Rico, the traditional center of lace making is the town of Moca. There, lace is made by hand on bobbins and is known as mundillo. Bobbin lace is a complicated process of weaving together different spools of thread held in place by pins. Lace making today is undergoing a resurgence of popularity among a new generation of lace makers on and off the island.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace collar
lace, collar
Date made
20th century
Physical Description
textile; lace (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 52 cm x 49.2 cm; 20 1/2 in x 19 3/8 in
Place Made
Puerto Rico
ID Number
1997.0097.0156
accession number
1997.0097
catalog number
1997.0097.0156
subject
Daily Life
Cultures & Communities
Puerto Rico
Textiles
Vidal
Textiles
Lace
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Vidal
Lace
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Title
Lace Collar
Credit Line
Gift of Teodoro Vidal

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