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Made by: Unknown

On view in: Marjorie Post's Closets


About this object

An ecru collar and cuffs assembled from 17 C. English needle lace. The design is of pomegranites and thistles. There are many replacement bars and an added englelure and picots at the neck of the collar. (Engrelure-a needle point or bobbin lace footing, that is a narrow band or straight edged insertion which is usually of coarser quality than the lace border or flounce, and by which lace is sewn onto the material it is intended to decorate.)

Made from:
Linen
Made in:
England
Date made:
17th c.-19th c.
Size:
15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.425.2-3
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973