Towel End

Towel End

c 1700s- 1800s

Cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a monochrome plaited ground (metal thread or linen (est.) linking the tape; applied silk (est.) and metal thread ribbon

Overall: 35.5 x 46 cm (14 x 18 1/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1931.104


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