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Catalog Number 2012.001.001
Description c. 1970-1990 Lace Sample Portfolio is made of white poster board, with blue colored cloth binding. Interior pages are blue paper on one side and blue felt on the other. Lace samples are on felt pages, representing different types of edging, materials, patterns, corners, and shapes. Contains 43 samples in all, most of which have paper labels attached identifying the stitch and/or material. All of the lace itself is white in color and includes, cotton, linen, and tatting thread.

Object Name Portfolio
Collection Three-Dimensional Collection
Title c. 1970-1990 Lace Sample Portfolio
Date c.1970-1990
Creator Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text Paper tags label each sample.
Provenance Bobbin lace and supplies made/used by Elizabeth Bartlett Murphy, granddaughter of the first Fire Chief of San Mateo, George Bartlett.
Dimensions H-22 W-15.25 D-1 inches
Dimension Details Overall Portfolio, closed.
Medium Textile
Search Terms Lace
Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Subjects Lace making
Sewing equipment & supplies
Sample books
People Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett