Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fabric fragment
  • Spain
  • fabric fragment, circa late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Spain
  • linen, silk, lace
  • Object Height/Width: 51.5 x 42 cm
    Object Height/Width: 20 1/4 x 16 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0065
Description

Linen fragment with strips of rose designs, edges and borders of various laces (Spanish bobbin lace). The bobbin lace has been applied as a bottom border but a drawn thread work design was placed about two inches above. The lace design is somewhat organic and floral while the drawn thread is geometric.