Abaca Fiber Bobbin Lace from the Philippines


Bobbin lace edgings made of Abaca fiber, Musa Textilis on Capiz, the Philippines Islands. The five seven-inch torchon style bobbin lace samples are displayed in a red matted frame. They are numbered and labeled for the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition in San Fransisco. The samples are glued the the matte at each end and there are four grommets near the corners through the matte.

Date Made: 1900-1910

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Philippines: Capiz

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00779Accession Number: 55625

Object Name: lace, abaca

Physical Description: bobbin lace, torchon (overall production method/technique)abaca (Musa Textilis) (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 in x 11 1/2 in; 33.02 cm x 29.21 cmoverall, each of 5: 7 in x 1 13/16 in; 17.78 cm x 4.6101 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-f534-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1693034

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