Altar Frontal with Drawnwork and Bobbin Lace

Description:

Altar frontal in linen with border of drawnwork worked in bistre (reddish color) and edged with bobbin lace. It possibly dates from the 16-17th century.

Date Made: 1550-1650

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Italy

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Credit Line: Miss Annie-May Hegeman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L7649Catalog Number: L7649.000Accession Number: 58000

Object Name: LaceObject Type: lace

Physical Description: linen (overall material)drawn work (overall production method/technique)bobbin lace (overall production method/technique)bistre (overall drawnwork color)Measurements: overall: 113 in x 18 1/2 in; 287.02 cm x 46.99 cmbobbin border: 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-64df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_626116

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