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Catalog Number 2012.001.005
Description Lace sampler is made of white and off-white cotton thread and has been woven into a fairly rectangular shape. Within the sampler are various knots and patterns for different lace techniques.
Object Name Lace
Collection Three-Dimensional Collection
Title c. 1970-1990 Lace Sampler
Date c.1970-1990
Creator Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text none
Provenance Bobbin lace and supplies made/used by Elizabeth Bartlett Murphy, granddaughter of the first Fire Chief of San Mateo, George Bartlett.
Dimensions H-6 W-7 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Lace
Sewing
Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Subjects Lace making
Sewing equipment & supplies
People Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett