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What is this?

Shield-shaped face of a bag, with a central figure of a double headed eagle flanked by olive branches and a border of floral branches.

This is a bag face from France. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1962. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: linen technique: needle lace with a ground of loop & twist with a twist return

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30 x 21.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

This object was catalogued by Barbara Duggan and bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf

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