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Border

Border

  • Place of origin:

    Valenciennes (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace worked in linen thread

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Borradaile

  • Museum number:

    786-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border of bobbin lace. Pattern of scrolling floral leafy stems on an ornamental mesh ground.

Place of Origin

Valenciennes (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace worked in linen thread

Dimensions

Length: 550 mm, Width: 62 mm

Object history note

Registered File number 89995/1902.

Descriptive line

Border of bobbin lace worked in linen thread, Valenciennes, France, 18th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Levey, Santina M. Lace: A History. London: Victoria & Albert Museum; Leeds: W.S. Maney, 1983, Pl. 266.

Materials

Linen thread

Techniques

Bobbin lace making

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Lace; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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