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Trimming, late 17th–early 18th century

This is a Trimming. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is metallic strips wrapped around linen core and its technique is bobbin lace. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 72 x 5.4 cm (28 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

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Trimming, late 17th–early 18th century; metallic strips wrapped around linen core; H x W: 72 x 5.4 cm (28 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-50-262

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