Border

1860 (made)
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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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Bobbin and needlepoint lace
Brief Description
Border of mixed bobbin and needlepoint lace, Brussels (Belgium), 1860
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 186.5in
  • Width: 18.5in
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mrs Cicely Foa
Object history
Registered File number 1963/1125
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
T.91-1963

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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