Aug 13, 2018
Aug 13, 2018

Band with Floral Vine Pattern

Band with Floral Vine Pattern

c. 1850–70

Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)

Overall: 13.7 x 104.9 cm (5 3/8 x 41 5/16 in.)

Educational Purchase Fund 1923.876


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The word lace derives from the Latin laqueus, meaning noose.


This piece of lace is simple and honest in its decorative quality. The focus is on the floral vine, which stands out with its thick darning against the unadorned diamond ground netting.

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