Chantilly Bobbin Lace Motif

Description:

One of a set of six identical curved stylized cone or paisley shaped black silk Chantilly bobbin lace appliqués or insertions. The attached paper tag states "131, 6 pieces, No 10/55, Chantilly, made by hand in Flanders for the C'on for Relief in Belgium, M. Kefer Mali". Each piece is labeled "10/55, $.45 each". Madame Kefer-Mali was one of four women on the Lace Committee working with the Commission for Relief in Belgium. The lace was made by Belgian lace makers during World War I.

Date Made: 1914-19181914-1919Made During: 1914-1918

Helped Create Commission For Relief In Belgium: Hoover, HerbertPrevious Owner: Kefer-Mali, M.Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: BelgiumBelgium: Flanders, GeraardsbergenMade At: BelgiumAssociated Place: United States: Massachusetts, LowellUnited States: Missouri, Saint Louis

Subject: AdornmentLace MakingWorld War ILaceEuropean HistoryRelated Event: World War I

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See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Government, Politics, and Reform, Clothing & Accessories, War Laces, Lace, Textiles

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Credit Line: transfer from the Cooper-Hewitt

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.0121.39Accession Number: 2013.0121Catalog Number: 2013.0121.39

Object Name: motiflacewar lace

Physical Description: Bobbin lace, Chantilly (overall production method/technique)silk (overall material)black (overall color)Measurements: overall: 2 in x 5 in; x 5.08 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e2a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1442759

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