Collar with Peace Doves


This collar has motifs of peace doves and floral vases executed in mixed Brussels bobbin and needle lace techniques with ground and fillings in point de Gaze style needle lace. The scalloped edge has picots. Identified by the donor as lace made by Belgian lace makers during World War I

Made During: 1914-1918

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Belgium

Web Subject: LaceEuropean HistoryUsed: CottonRelated Event: World War I


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Related Publication: Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages

Credit Line: Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T14223Catalog Number: T14223Accession Number: 273245

Object Name: lacecollarwar lacelace, war laceObject Type: lace

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)bobbin and needle lace, Mixed Brussels (overall production method/technique)Measurements: collar: 7 in; 17.78 cmneck edge: 24 in; 60.96 cm


Record Id: nmah_623841

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