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Pattern Pricking With Lace Sample, "La Boule de Neige" [The Snowball], early 20th century

This is a Pattern pricking with lace sample. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is cardboard, paper, probably linen thread and its technique is patterns & tools. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Robert Mertz and Mrs. Mertz. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mertz.

Its dimensions are

Length: 38 cm [15"] Direction in which the pattern would be worked. Width: 6.5 cm [2.5"] Lace sample: Length: 5.5 cm [2"] Direction worked. Width: 4 cm [1.5"]

It is inscribed

modele No. 260 de "La Boule de Neige" Le Mans - fil No. 500 - 50 fuseaux

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Pattern Pricking With Lace Sample, "La Boule de Neige" [The Snowball], early 20th century; cardboard, paper, probably linen thread; Length: 38 cm [15"] Direction in which the pattern would be worked. Width: 6.5 cm [2.5"] Lace sample: Length: 5.5 cm [2"] Direction worked. Width: 4 cm [1.5"]; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mertz; 1983-14-10

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