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Cap

  • Place of origin:

    Tønder (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Benedicte Helweg, with the help of the National Museum, Copenhagen, and Tønder Lace Society

  • Museum number:

    T.135-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cap of bobbin lace. The cap crown consists of raised whitework on a hexagonal ground and is edged by a bobbin lace border 2 inches wide which is gathered at the corners to fit around the crown. There are two ties of white tape.

Place of Origin

Tønder (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace

Dimensions

Width: 19.5 in, Length: 7.3 in

Descriptive line

Cap of bobbin lace, Tønder, 18th century

Materials

Bobbin lace

Techniques

Lace making

Categories

Textiles; Lace; Clothing; Accessories; Hats & headwear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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