18th Century Bobbin Lace Border

Description (Brief):

Mid 18th century Point d'Angleterre border with floral and stylistic motifs connected with Droschel bobbin lace ground. A machine made entre deux has been added during the revival period.

Date Made: ca 1760

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mr. Leon Orlowski

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T16249Catalog Number: T16249.000

Object Name: Lacelace, borderObject Type: lace

Physical Description: bobbin lace, brussels, droschel (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 82 in x 2 3/4 in; 208.28 cm x 6.985 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4844-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_623981

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