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Border

Border

  • Place of origin:

    Genoa (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1620-1640 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin-made tape lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Harriette Chick

  • Museum number:

    T.97-1973

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border of bobbin made tape lace. The pattern is formed by a long, continuous bobbin woven tape linked at intervals by wheat ears and by plaited bars. In every alternate scallop part of the tape is patterned with simple openings and part is patterned with an additional outer edging.

Place of Origin

Genoa (probably, made)

Date

1620-1640 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin-made tape lace

Dimensions

Length: 3795 mm, Width: 122 mm

Descriptive line

Border of bobbin lace, probably made in Genoa, Italy, 1620-1640.

Techniques

Lace making

Categories

Lace; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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