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Edging
Edging
Date:
18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Point D'Alencon Lace
Dimensions:
6.5 x 153 cm (2 9/16 x 60 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1982.19.8
Acquisition Date:
1982-06-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. D.L. Wemple

Jean Neder: Lower edge is scalloped with repeated leaf and bud design, worked separately and applied to the needlemade reseau. All designs are worked with buttonhole stitch cordonnet, leaves are filled with buttonhole stitch mesh. Background is decorated with petit pois. Hexagonal mesh, Alencon type. Upper edge fin ished with bobbin made net lace, hand sewn, lower edge has buttonhole stitched cordonnet. Good condition. Earnshaw, pp.51-53.