Purse

A work made of needle made lace of straw; lace is backed by a sheet of mica; under this is a sheet of paper with pieces of brocaded fabrics glued to it; lace is worked in buttonhole over wire and the background filled with double brussels stitch; ornamented with couched silk cord, metal.
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  • A work made of needle made lace of straw; lace is backed by a sheet of mica; under this is a sheet of paper with pieces of brocaded fabrics glued to it; lace is worked in buttonhole over wire and the background filled with double brussels stitch; ornamented with couched silk cord, metal.

Date:

17th/18th century

Artist:

Spain

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Title

Purse

Origin

Spain

Date

1601–1800

Medium

Needle made lace of straw; lace is backed by a sheet of Mica; under this is a sheet of paper with pieces of brocaded fabrics glued to it; lace is worked in buttonhole over wire and the background filled with double Brussels stitch; ornamented with couched silk cord, metal

Dimensions

16.5 x 11.4 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1927.7617

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