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Fragment

Date:
ca. 1850
Culture:
British
Medium:
Bobbin lace
Dimensions:
L. 14 x W. 3 1/2 inches (35.6 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Laces
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John Jacob Astor, 1888
Accession Number:
88.1.70
Not on view
Charlotte Augusta Gibbes Astor (until 1888; to MMA)
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