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Border

Border

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (historical region) (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1690-ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace worked in linen thread

  • Museum number:

    T.7-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bobbin lace border worked in linen thread in Italian style. Tape-lace, with the tape having the openwork edges characteristic of 18th century Brussels lace. The tape is arranged in a series of loops which form formal motifs extending the whole width of the lace at intervals. These motifs are completed with various bobbin made fillings. Elsewhere is a strong six-sided mesh ground. The lower edge is bordered by loops of tape.

Place of Origin

Flanders (historical region) (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1690-ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace worked in linen thread

Dimensions

Length: 49.5 in, Width: 6.5 in, Length: 1275 mm, Width: 182 mm

Object history note

Registered File number 1962/2172. T7 -1963 and T7.A-1963 have very similar designs.

Descriptive line

Bobbin lace border worked in linen thread, probably made in Flanders, ca. 1690-ca. 1770

Production Note

Flemish

Materials

Linen thread

Techniques

Bobbin lace making

Categories

Textiles; Lace

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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