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Linen Towel With Reticella Insertion and Bobbin Lace Edging

Linen Towel With Reticella Insertion and Bobbin Lace Edging

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Description (Brief)
Cover or curtain with Reticella needle lace insertion and an edging that looks like Genoese Rose bobbin lace. The hanging is from the 17th or possibly the 19th century, and is decorated on three sides
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
lace, towel
Object Type
lace
place made
Italy
Measurements
overall: 30 1/2 in x 33 1/2 in; 77.47 cm x 85.09 cm
ID Number
TE.L6865
accession number
50762
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1909
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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