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Late 18th Century Bobbin Lace Flounce

Late 18th Century Bobbin Lace Flounce

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Description (Brief)
Late 18th century bobbin lace flounce with floral and garland motifs. The motifs are made with brussels bobbin lace technique and they are grounded with droschel bobbin lace ground. The more open ground is alencon style needle lace. An narrow modern, machine made entre-deux has been added.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, flounce
Object Type
lace
date made
1770-1790
1770-1790
Physical Description
bobbin lace, brussels, droschel (overall production method/technique)
needle lace, alencon (overall open mesh production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 151 in x 4 1/2 in; 383.54 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
TE.T16250A
catalog number
T16250.00A
Credit Line
Mr. Leon Orlowski
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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