Flemish Bobbin Lace Cap Back From 18th Century

Description
This is a Flemish bobbin lace capback from the 18th century, made in linen thread. The dense floral motifs are delicate and symmetrical along the center line
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
lace, capback
Object Type
lace
date made
1730-1745
maker
unknown
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
bobbin lace (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 7 1/4 in; 20.955 cm x 18.415 cm
place made
Flanders
ID Number
TE*T15345
catalog number
T15345
accession number
293455
subject
Lace
Bobbin Lace
Linen
Adornment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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