Alençon needle lace border

Description (Brief):

Alençon needle lace border, Louis XV style with horsehair through the outside picots. The border has dense natural floral motifs

Date Made: 1700-1725

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mrs. Julian James, 1912

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L7408Catalog Number: L7408.000Accession Number: 53829

Object Name: Lacelace, borderObject Type: lace

Physical Description: linen (overall material)horsehair (through outside picots material)needlelace, alençon (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 28 in x 4 3/4 in; x 71.12 cm x 12.065 cm


Record Id: nmah_620199

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