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Brussels-style cap streamers in a symmetrically arranged design of foliage and slightly conventionalized floral motifs.

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  • Title: Cap streamers
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: early 18th century
  • Type: Cap streamers
  • Rights: Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf Esq. in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
  • Medium: Medium: linen Technique: bobbin lace
  • Viewing Notes: Instead of connecting bars, the bobbin-made motifs of this early 18th century Brussels-type lace are held together by a net which was added after the motifs were made. Nets are an important feature of other types of laces of the 18th and 19th centuries.-From Lace Exhibition, August 3 - November 7, 1982
  • Dimensions: H x W: 51.5 x 8.6 cm (20 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

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