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Border, 18th–19th century

This is a Border. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is linen and its technique is bobbin lace, mechlin style. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. George Nichols. It is credited Gift of Mrs. George Nichols from the collection of her mother, Mrs. J.P. Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 8 × 21 cm (3 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Border, 18th–19th century; Previously owned by Mrs. J.P. Morgan (1868 – 1925); linen; H x W: 8 × 21 cm (3 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. George Nichols from the collection of her mother, Mrs. J.P. Morgan; 1939-66-21

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