Abaca Fiber Bobbin Lace from the Philippines

Abaca Fiber Bobbin Lace from the Philippines

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Bobbin lace edgings made of Abaca fiber, Musa Textilis on Capiz, the Philippines Islands. The five seven-inch torchon style bobbin lace samples are displayed in a red matted frame. They are numbered and labeled for the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition in San Fransisco. The samples are glued the the matte at each end and there are four grommets near the corners through the matte.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace, abaca
date made
place made
Philippines: Capiz
Physical Description
bobbin lace, torchon (overall production method/technique)
abaca (Musa Textilis) (overall material)
overall: 13 in x 11 1/2 in; 33.02 cm x 29.21 cm
overall, each of 5: 7 in x 1 13/16 in; 17.78 cm x 4.6101 cm
ID Number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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