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The motifs on this frill were created for the 1900 world fair in Paris. It illustrates some of the technical advances since the 18th century: gas balloon, steam locomotive and electricity on the Alexandre III bridge.

Details

  • Title: Lace sample
  • Manufacturer: Robert WEST
  • Location Created: Calais, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 45 x 40,5
  • Type: Leavers mechanical lace
  • period: 1900
  • Inventory number: CiDM 1978.23.1
  • Conservatory storage: Calais, France

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