Band (Ireland), 20th century
This is a Band. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is cotton and its technique is heavy cord (which also forms loops) couched to a pain weave linen fabric. fabric is then cut away in selected areas. connecting bars of buttonhole stitches over a cord are put in. machine-made net sewn on to fill in motifs. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was donated by Mrs. Harry T. Peters.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 14.5 x 94 cm (5 11/16 in. x 37 in.) Repeat: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Band (Ireland), 20th century; cotton; H x W: 14.5 x 94 cm (5 11/16 in. x 37 in.) Repeat: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); 1974-8-5