10 de mar. de 2013

Do acervo do Victoria and Albert Museum

Physical description

Flounce of Sol needle lace with a border of bobbin lace. Worked with a needle on a foundation of large squares of drawn thread work. The design of wheels or of rayed suns, each set within a square frame, is arranged in three horizontal rows. The two outer narrower rows contain a series of identical wheels, each 2.75 inches in diameter. The central row contains alternately single large wheels, 4.5 inches in diameter, and vertical lines of two half and one whole wheels. Attached to the lower edge is a border of single bobbin lace of the torchon type.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)


late 17th century (made) 
late 18th century (altered)


Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Needle lace with bobbin lace


Length: 274 cm, Width: 37.5 cm, Length: 2.5 in border, Length: 6.4 cm border

Descriptive line

Flounce of late 17th century Sol needle lace with a border of late 18th century bobbin lace, Spain

Production Note

Border of late 18th century bobbin lace attached.


Bobbin lace


Lace making


Textiles; Lace

Collection code


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