Binche Collar

Description
This collar was made in the Binche point de Fée style bobbin lace. It has an abundance of square tallies and a snowflake ground. The curved outer edge has picots and the ends come to a point. The pattern, which features a three and one-half inch long repeated segment, was made for the collar shape and 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 lace, Binche (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 24 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 62.23 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
Belgium
ID Number
TE*T14226
catalog number
T14226
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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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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