Japanese Made Honiton Bobbin Lace Pennant

Description
This object is one of a pair of fine Honiton bobbin lace designs made in Japan between 1880 and 1910. The bird and floral motifs are connected with braids with picots. Exceptional workmanship is displayed. The engrelure or footing at the top is of machine made tape.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1910
maker
unknown
place made
Japan
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, Honiton (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 14 cm; 4 11/32 in x 5 1/2 in
tape: 13 cm x .5 cm; 5 1/8 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
TE.E260960D
catalog number
E260960D
accession number
51116
Credit Line
Transfer from Interior Dept., Bureau Education Museum, 1910
subject
Cotton
Lace
Lace Making
Bobbin Lace
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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