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Late 18th Century Mechlin Border With Floral Motifs

Late 18th Century Mechlin Border With Floral Motifs

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Description (Brief)
Mechlin bobbin lace border from the late 18th century with floral motifs in two inch long pattern repeats.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, border
Object Type
lace
date made
1760-1800
1770-1780
1770-1785
Physical Description
bobbin lace, mechlin (overall production method/technique)
linen (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 32 in; x 8.255 cm x 81.28 cm
ID Number
TE.L6884
catalog number
L6884.000
accession number
48717
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1909
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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