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Border, 17th–early 18th century

This is a Border. It is dated 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is linen and its technique is needle lace, 17th or early 18th c. 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: 9.5 × 168 cm (3 3/4 in. × 5 ft. 6 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Border, 17th–early 18th century; Previously owned by Mrs. J.P. Morgan (1868 – 1925); linen; H x W: 9.5 × 168 cm (3 3/4 in. × 5 ft. 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. George Nichols from the collection of her mother, Mrs. J.P. Morgan; 1939-66-5

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