Collar with Peace Doves

Description
This collar has motifs of peace doves and floral vases executed in mixed Brussels bobbin and needle lace techniques with ground and fillings in point de Gaze style needle lace. The scalloped edge has picots. Identified by the donor as lace made by Belgian lace makers during World War I
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
collar
war lace
lace, war lace
Object Type
lace
made during
1914-1918
maker
unknown
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin and needle lace, Mixed Brussels (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
collar: 7 in; 17.78 cm
neck edge: 24 in; 60.96 cm
place made
Belgium
ID Number
TE*T14223
catalog number
T14223
accession number
273245
subject
War Laces
Textiles
Lace
Government, Politics, and Reform
European History
Clothing & Accessories
Cotton
Textiles
Lace
War Laces
event
World War I
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Lace
War Laces
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem
similar type referenced
Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages
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