Mechlin Bobbin Lace Border with floral Garlands

Description (Brief):

Old Mechlin continuous bobbin lace border made in Belgium or France in the Louis XV (1715-1774) style. 7 ½” symmetrical pattern repeat. Fine quality. Same pattern as TE.L6882. It was possibly cut from the same piece. A machine made edging has been added.

Date Made: Mid 18th C.

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.L6479Catalog Number: L6479.000Accession Number: 48717

Object Name: Lacelace, borderObject Type: lace

Physical Description: bobbin lace, mechlin (overall production method/technique)linen (overall material)Measurements: overall: 43 1/2 in x 2 in; 110.49 cm x 5.08 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4fba-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_624585

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