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Argentan Needlelace Collar

Argentan Needlelace Collar

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Description (Brief)
Argentan needle lace border with tightly covered buttonhole stitched mesh, finished off as collar in late 19th century
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace, collar
Object Type
date made
1760 - 1780
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
needle lace, argentan (overall production method/technique)
overall: 3 in x 21 1/2 in; x 7.62 cm x 54.61 cm
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1909
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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