Border With Greek Colums and Stylistic Flower Motifs

Description (Brief):

Reticella and drawn thread work, satin stitch and whipped bars from the early 17th Century. The machine woven scalloped edge has been whip stitched to the selvedge later

Date Made: Early 17th century

Associated Name: Pinchot, Mary EnoMaker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Italy

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1908

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L6503Catalog Number: L6503.000Accession Number: 48717

Object Name: Lacelace, white work, border, white worklace, white workborder, white workObject Type: lace

Physical Description: linen (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 27 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 69.215 cm


Record Id: nmah_625668

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