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Collar with Peace Doves

Collar with Peace Doves

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Description
This collar has motifs of peace doves and floral vases executed in mixed Brussels bobbin and needle lace techniques with ground and fillings in point de Gaze style needle lace. The scalloped edge has picots. Identified by the donor as lace made by Belgian lace makers during World War I
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
collar
war lace
lace, war lace
Object Type
lace
made during
1914-1918
maker
unknown
place made
Belgium
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin and needle lace, Mixed Brussels (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
collar: 7 in; 17.78 cm
neck edge: 24 in; 60.96 cm
ID Number
TE.T14223
catalog number
T14223
accession number
273245
Credit Line
Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem
subject
Lace
European History
Cotton
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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