Needle lace (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)
Overall: 7.6 x 20.7 cm (3 x 8 1/8 in.)
Gift of Myrta Leonora Jones 1919.782
Myrta Leonora Jones, the donor of this work, was a women’s rights activist in Cleveland in the early 20th century.
Though this fragment of lace is completed in the filet/lacis technique, the floral motif imitates a form of needle lace particular to Spain known as Ruedas or Sol Lace, due to its radial patterns.
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