Lillies of the Annunciation Border in Mechlin Lace

Description (Brief):

Mechlin bobbin lace border from the 18th century. Six inch repeat pattern of the lilly of the Annunciation growing in a pot. There are markers at each end with the Maltese cross embossed in brown paper tags.

Date Made: Mid 18th C.

Associated Name: Pinchot, Mary EnoMaker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Malta: Malta

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Credit Line: Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1908

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L6489Catalog Number: L6484.000Accession Number: 48717

Object Name: Lacelace, borderObject Type: lace

Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 24 in; x 8.255 cm x 60.96 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-45e5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_624677

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