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Large Collar or Cape Made From Milanese Bobbin Lace

Large Collar or Cape Made From Milanese Bobbin Lace

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Description (Brief)
Collar or cape pieced together from good quality 17th century Milanese bobbin lace in 19th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
Collar
lace, collar
lace, collar, cape
Object Type
lace
date made
17th century
maker
unknown
place made
Italy
Physical Description
bobbin lace, milanese (overall production method/technique)
linen (overall material)
Measurements
overall, neck edge, center back: 35 in x 10 in; 88.9 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
TE.L6889
catalog number
L6889.000
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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