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Border

Border

  • Place of origin:

    Brussels (made)

  • Date:

    1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin and needlepoint lace

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Cicely Foa

  • Museum number:

    T.91-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border of mixed bobbin and needlepoint lace applied to a machine made net ground. The main part of the design consists of a naturalistic buinch of roses, ferms and other flowers alternating with a bunch of lilac and other flowers. Above are festoons of delicate stems bearing flowers and leaves. Below is a patterened semi-circular band entwined with poppies, roses and other floral alternatives with a series of looped bands from which hang leaves. Above this in turn are two poppies and another flower.

Place of Origin

Brussels (made)

Date

1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin and needlepoint lace

Dimensions

Length: 186.5 in, Width: 18.5 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1963/1125

Descriptive line

Border of mixed bobbin and needlepoint lace, Brussels (Belgium), 1860

Techniques

Bobbin lace making; Netting

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Poppies; Leaves; Roses

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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