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Doily

A work made of cotton, butterfly, looped, and square netting; embroidered in cloth, darning, interlocking lace, and/or open buttonhole filling stitches (lacis).

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  • A work made of cotton, butterfly, looped, and square netting; embroidered in cloth, darning, interlocking lace, and/or open buttonhole filling stitches (lacis).

Date:

1901/25

Artist:

Switzerland

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Doily

Place

Switzerland (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1901–1925

Medium

Cotton, butterfly, looped, and square netting; embroidered in cloth, darning, interlocking lace, and/or open buttonhole filling stitches (lacis)

Dimensions

Diam.: 16.8 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1940.1p

Extended information about this artwork

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