Shawl in Brussels Bobbin Lace Appliqué on Machine Made Net

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Description
This triangular shawl is of Brussels bobbin lace appliqué over machine made net and is of very good quality. Small embellishment of needle lace enhances the mostly bobbin made floral and ribbon motifs. It was made in the 19th Century of cotton.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1865-1870
maker
unknown
place made
Belgium
Physical Description
needle lace (embelishments production method/technique)
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace (overall production method/technique)
machine lace (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 148 in x 52 in; 375.92 cm x 132.08 cm
ID Number
TE.E345008
accession number
107000
catalog number
E345008
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Rosalie Spang, 1929
subject
Lace
Lace Making
Cotton
Adornment
Bobbin Lace
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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