Cluny Style Bobbin Lace Collar


This collar is cluny bobbin lace with raised and rolled tallies embellishing the floral shapes. It measures 13 inches around the neck, so might have been made for a child. It is one inch wide at the center, while the points are three inches wide. The collection includes a matching set of cuffs.

Date Made: 1850-1865

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Cluny

Subject: Bobbin Lace, Lace, Cotton, Adornment

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Josephine Arthur Rohrer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T13173Catalog Number: T13174Accession Number: 250794

Object Name: lacelace, collarObject Type: lace

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)bobbin lace, cluny (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall at neck edge: 13 in x 1 1/8 in; 33.02 cm x 2.8575 cm


Record Id: nmah_623936

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