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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.
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Object Name
lace, flounce
Object Type
date made
Physical Description
bobbin lace, brussels, droschel (overall production method/technique)
needle lace, alencon (overall open mesh production method/technique)
overall: 151 in x 4 1/2 in; 383.54 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Mr. Leon Orlowski
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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