lace; textile

Rectangular panel of cream-coloured lace. The textile has been made in seven sections which are sewn together. Two metal loops are attached to the top corners. The two rectangular drawn and pulled thread work panels at the top are separated by a small bobbin lace strip. Each contains two birds (possibly peacocks ?). This band is bordered top and bottom by more solid sections decorated with narrow geometric drawn and pulled threadwork patterns. Below this is a section of bobbin lace decorated with foliate motifs arranged in semi-ovals. This pattern creates a scalloped edge.

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