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
made during
1914-1918
maker
unknown
place made
België: Vlaanderen, Kortrijk
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
ID Number
TE.T14569
catalog number
T14569
accession number
278083
Credit Line
gift of Mrs. Marjorie S. Palmer thru Mrs. Adelaide S. Whittemore, 1968
subject
Lace
European History
Cotton
related event
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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