Triangular Brussels Point de Gaze Needle Lace Shawl

Description:

This large triangular lace shawl was made in Brussels point de gaze needle lace. The overall design has fine naturalistic floral motifs with a few sections of the common bold, tightly buttonholed wheels. It shows a very fine overall pattern and execution. It was made in Belgium of fine cotton thread in about the 1850's

Date Made: 1850-1860

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Belgium

General Subject Association: AdornmentCostumeUsed: CottonGeneral Subject Association: LaceLace MakingSubject: Needle Lace

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories, Family & Social Life, Lace, Textiles

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Eula B. Lewis

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0111.018Accession Number: 1984.0111Catalog Number: 1984.0111.018

Object Name: laceshawlshawl, lace

Physical Description: Point de Gaze needle lace (overall production method/technique)cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall at center and diagonal: 81 in x 114 in; 205.74 cm x 289.56 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-13da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1381093

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