Province of Antwerp Motif

Description
The coat-of-arms of the Belgian Province of Antwerp is the featured motif on this example of Mechlin bobbin lace. This piece was probably designed to be inserted into a larger item. It was made by Belgian lace makers during World War I. See a similar motif in TE*E383965.
Location
Currently not on view
made during
1914-1918
maker
unknown
place made
Belgium
depicting provincial shield
België: Vlaanderen, Antwerpen
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
ID Number
TE*T16115A
catalog number
T16115A
accession number
297965
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Leon Orlowski
subject
Lace
European History
coat-of-arms
Cotton
related event
World War I
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Textiles
Government, Politics, and Reform
Lace
War Laces
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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