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Border

Border

  • Place of origin:

    Honiton (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss G. I. Weinberg

  • Museum number:

    T.85-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border of bobbin lace. The lower wavy edge is formed of flowers, scrolls, ferns and leaves. From this spring sprays of flowers and leaves, and alternately with a single spray ending in a strawberry-like form and a double spray with fern and trefoil leaves and a flower. In between these are separate sprigs, alternating with a long spray with a large, a small flower and elaborate leaves, and a small spray of three flowers. The upper edge is straight. Plain mesh ground with various ornamental fillings used to enrich the design.

Place of Origin

Honiton (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace

Dimensions

Length: 52.25 in, Width: 2.5 in

Descriptive line

Border of bobbin lace, Honiton, 18th century

Categories

Textiles; Lace

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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