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Medium:
Medium: cardboard, linen, silk, metallic Technique: linen embroidery with ground cloth dissolved Examples of embroidery on net produced by the Schiffli machine Metallic embroidery on net Machine-made openwork in imitation of hand-embroidered net Mostly floral and a few geometric patterns, some designs described as "Spanish" Imitation hand-made filet Machine filet Imitation filet crochet Ploven (burnt-out lace) Fancy curtain lace made on the Levers machines Real filet (handmade) next to Machine-made filet Spotted curtain nets, made chiefly at Nottingham, England and Caudry, France.
Dimensions:
(Cards) 22" x 14" or 14" x 11"
Type:
lace
Machine-made openwork samples
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1910
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Samples of machine-made openwork and several examples of hand made lace mounted on boards. They imitate hand-embroidered net, crochet, or needlepoint. All are floral patterns plus a few of early 1920's geometric style.
"Embroidered net" produced by the Schiffli Machine.
Credit Line:
Gift of The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum
Accession Number:
1971-26-2-36
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4045f9e53-5e5f-4c24-94d5-bd9a23fcb58a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1971-26-2-36