Binche Bobbin Lace Collar

Description
This sample of Binche bobbin lace from about 1725-1735 is of fine quality. The style is sometimes called Fausse Valenciennes. The collar was fashioned from eight fragments of similar, but not identical lace in the 20th century. A newer edging has been whip stitched on.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1725-1735
remodeled
late 19th century
maker
unknown
place made
België: Wallonie, Binche
Physical Description
bobbin lace; binche (overall production method/technique)
linen (overall material)
Measurements
overall at center: 32 1/2 in x 4 in; 82.55 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
TE.L7382
catalog number
L7382
accession number
83674
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Emily Tuckerman, 1924
subject
Lace
Lace Making
Linen
Adornment
Bobbin Lace
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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