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Gift of Mrs. D.L. Wemple
Jean Neder: Repeated spray of five leaves and bud along lower edge. REmaining background area covered with repeated rows of a circular bud and leaf spray, surrounded with dots. All solid areas worked with variations of buttonhole filling stitches; stems are buttonhole stitched cordonnet with picots. A fine example of reseau, worked with an additional threadtwisted around the base reseau to add strength. The reseau on the lower edge is finer, and is sewn to the top area along the design line. Lower edge is finished with a row of circles, worked in picot buttonhole stitch, each is centered with a small circle. One repaired area, several breaks in the reseau. Earnshaw, Identification of Lace, p. 51-53.