Province of Luxembourg Motif

Description
This lion-and-crown motif was designed to represent the coat-of-arms of the Belgian province of Luxembourg. The Mechlin bobbin lace medallion was made by Belgian lace makers during World War I, and was likely intended to be inserted into a larger item. See a similar motif in TE*E383965.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
medallion
war lace
Object Type
lace
made during
1914-1918
maker
unknown
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, Mechlin (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 5 in; 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
place made
Belgium
depicted
België: Wallonie, Namur
ID Number
TE*T16115H
catalog number
T16115H
accession number
297965
subject
Lace
European History
Cotton
coat-of-arms
Lace Making
War Lace
Nonwoven Fabrics
related event
World War I
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Cultures & Communities
Work
Government, Politics, and Reform
Lace
War Laces
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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