Late 18th C. Lappet Made With Alençon Needle Lace Applied to Droschel Bobbin Lace

Late 18th C. Lappet Made With Alençon Needle Lace Applied to Droschel Bobbin Lace

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Description (Brief)
Lappet with rounded end in Alençon needle lace applied to hand made Droschel bobbin net made in the last quarter of 18th century. The small Alençon floral motifs along the vein in the center covers most of the lappet. There are also floral motifs along the picoted edges.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, lappet
Object Type
lace
date made
1775-1800
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
needle lace, alençon (motifs production method/technique)
bobbin lace, droschel (net production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 21 in; 8.89 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
TE.L7608
catalog number
L7608.000
Credit Line
Mrs. James W. Pinchot
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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