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Border (Italy)

This is a border. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is linen and its technique is bobbin lace, discontinuous tape. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary Carothers and Charles de Limur. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Mary Carothers and Charles de Limur in memory of Ethel Mary de Limur.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26 x 212 cm (10 1/4 in. x 6 ft. 11 7/16 in.) Repeat: 72.5 cm (28 9/16 in.)

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Border (Italy); linen; H x W: 26 x 212 cm (10 1/4 in. x 6 ft. 11 7/16 in.) Repeat: 72.5 cm (28 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Mary Carothers and Charles de Limur in memory of Ethel Mary de Limur; 1974-10-17

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