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Province of Antwerp Motif

Province of Antwerp Motif

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Description
The coat-of-arms of the Belgian Province of Antwerp is the featured motif on this example of Mechlin bobbin lace. This piece was probably designed to be inserted into a larger item. It was made by Belgian lace makers during World War I. See a similar motif in TE*E383965.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
medallion
war lace
Object Type
lace
made during
1914-1918
maker
unknown
place made
Belgium
depicting provincial shield
Belgium: Flanders, Antwerp
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, Mechlin (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 5 in; 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
TE.T16115A
catalog number
T16115A
accession number
297965
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Leon Orlowski
subject
Lace
European History
coat-of-arms
Cotton
World War I
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Government, Politics, and Reform
Lace
War Laces
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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