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darned net
  • United States
  • darned net, circa 1880s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton thread, linen, darning
  • Object Length/Width: 81.3 x 6.4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 32 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Joseph C. Pence
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0114

Two strips of commercial cotton net sewn together, over which handwork darning is done in commercial linen, both the linen and cotton are natural in color.