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What is this?

Design consists of a floral spray edged by repeated blossoms. Fond: réseau dotted with semé de larmes.

This is a border from Belgium. It is dated 1801–50 and we acquired it in 1962. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its medium is

medium: linen technique: bobbin net with appliqué

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10.5 x 262 cm (4 1/8 in. x 8 ft. 7 1/8 in.) Repeat H: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf

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