Beginner's Bobbin Lace Sampler

Beginner's Bobbin Lace Sampler

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Description (Brief)
Bobbin lace sampler made by a beginner lacemaker, on the Torchon Lace Co.'s lace pillow, (2016.0048.11) with ecru cotton thread. Alternating sections of half stitch, linen stitch and torchon ground. When taken off the pattern, the lace is longer and narrower due to the springy nature of the cotton thread, which was made for crochet.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
lace, pattern
lace, sampler
date made
1904-1916
place made
United States: Wisconsin
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 47 in; 1.5875 cm x 119.38 cm
overall:;
ID Number
2016.0048.12
accession number
2016.0048
catalog number
2016.0048.12
Credit Line
Gift of Jean Scorgie
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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