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Abaca Fiber Bobbin Lace from the Philippines

Abaca Fiber Bobbin Lace from the Philippines

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Description
Bobbin lace edgings made of Abaca fiber, Musa Textilis on Capiz, in the central Philippines Islands. Four seven-inch samples are mounted in a red, matted frame, numbered and labeled for the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition in San Fransisco.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace, abaca
date made
1905-1912
1905-1912
place made
Philippines: Capiz
Physical Description
bobbin lace, torchon (overall production method/technique)
Abaca fibers (overall material)
Measurements
each sample: 7 in x 1 3/16 in; 17.78 cm x 3.00101 cm
overall, card: 13 in x 11 1/2 in; 33.02 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
TE.T00778
accession number
55625
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Lace
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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