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Elegant Border With Reticello Squares Edged with Scalloped Bobbin Lace

Elegant Border With Reticello Squares Edged with Scalloped Bobbin Lace

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Description (Brief)
Reticella style needle lace edged with Genoese style bobbin lace. There are four different patterns of Reticella.It was probably made in the 19th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, border
Object Type
lace
date made
19th century
Associated Name
Pinchot, Mary Eno
maker
unknown
place made
Italy: Liguria, Genoa
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 yd x 4 1/4 in; x 3.6576 m x 10.795 cm
ID Number
TE.L6499
catalog number
L6499.000
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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