Prince Of Wales Feather Patterned Trim

Description (Brief):

Mechlin type continuous bobbin lace border. Prince of Wales feathers are repeated along the edge in one inch long repeats. Small flowers in six rows are worked into the Mechlin ground. It was possibly made in England early in the nineteenth century.

Associated Name: Pinchot, Mary EnoMaker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1908

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L6482Catalog Number: L6482.000Accession Number: 48717

Object Name: Lacelace, borderObject Type: lace

Physical Description: bobbin lace, mechlin (overall production method/technique)linen (overall material)Measurements: overall: 90 in x 3 1/8 in; 228.6 cm x 7.9375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-6692-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_624557

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