Brussels Mixed Bobbin and Needle Lace Scarf

Description
This delicate scarf with dense floral motifs is made with Brussels needlepoint and bobbin lace. Large medallions of delicate point de Gaze needle lace with floral motifs embellish both ends. It is from the late 19th or early 20th century and made of cotton.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
lace, scarf
Object Type
lace
date made
1875-1925
maker
unknown
Physical Description
bobbin lace and needle lace (overall production method/technique)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 120 in x 18 1/2 in; 304.8 cm x 46.99 cm
place made
Belgium
ID Number
TE*T13865
catalog number
T13865
accession number
266231
subject
Clothing & Accessories
Textiles
Adornment
Costume
Lace
Lace Making
Needle Lace
Bobbin Lace
Lace
Textiles
Lace
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Fritz Rosenberg, 1966
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