Peacock Design Border Sample

Description
A peacock motif is the focus of this border in Point de Paris bobbin lace. It was probably made in Courtrai (Kortrijk), Belgium by Belgian lace makers during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
border
war lace
Object Type
lace
made during
1914-1918
maker
unknown
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, Point de Paris (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 34 in x 6 in; 86.36 cm x 15.24 cm
pattern repeat: 10 3/4 in x 6 in; 27.305 cm x 15.24 cm
place made
België: Vlaanderen, Kortrijk
ID Number
TE*T14569
catalog number
T14569
accession number
278083
subject
War Laces
Textiles
Lace
Government, Politics, and Reform
European History
Cotton
Textiles
Lace
War Laces
event
World War I
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Textiles
Lace
War Laces
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Palmer through Mrs. Adelaide S. Whittemore
depicted
Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages

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