Lillies of the Annunciation Border in Mechlin Lace

Lillies of the Annunciation Border in Mechlin Lace

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Description (Brief)
Mechlin bobbin lace border from the 18th century. Six inch repeat pattern of the lilly of the Annunciation growing in a pot. There are markers at each end with the Maltese cross embossed in brown paper tags.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, border
Object Type
lace
date made
Mid 18th C.
Associated Name
Pinchot, Mary Eno
maker
unknown
place made
Malta: Malta
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 24 in; x 8.255 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
TE.L6489
catalog number
L6484.000
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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