Honiton Bobbin Lace Cape

Description
This cape is made of Honiton bobbin lace. The simple floral motifs are connected with braids with picots and display a variety of lead-work as fillings. The thread is cotton.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1860-1890
maker
unknown
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, honiton (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall inner edge and center: 50 in x 15 1/2 in; 127 cm x 39.37 cm
ID Number
TE*T15219
catalog number
T15219
accession number
290897
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Oliver Murray, 1970
subject
Lace
Bobbin Lace
Adornment
Cotton
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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