Carnation Motifs Along Central Wavy Band

Carnation Motifs Along Central Wavy Band

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Description (Brief)
Mechlin continuous bobbin lace border in Louis XV period (1710-1778) style. Unusual design with central wavy band with carnations in open kat stitch ground and Droschel ground along headside. The pattern repeat is 8.25 inches.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, border
Object Type
lace
date made
19th c
Mid 18th C.
Associated Name
Pinchot, Mary Eno
maker
unknown
Physical Description
bobbin lace, mechlin (overall production method/technique)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 38 in x 2 1/4 in; 96.52 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
TE.L6485
catalog number
L6485.000
accession number
48717
Credit Line
Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1908
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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