Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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lace fragment
  • Belgium
  • lace fragment, early 1700s
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • bobbin lace, linen
  • Object Length/Width: 21 x 14.6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in
  • Gift of Miss Margaret Taylor Johnstone
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0011.35

Scrolling and looping ribbon-like design. Floral scalloped border. Linen tape sewed to top. Appears to be an early form of lace known as Renaissance.