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Catalog Number 1976.300.009
Description Doily, n.d. Rectangular white doily with white crocheted lace trim. The fabric is a plaid pattern consisting of 19 rows and 22 columns of pattern stitched and solid fabrics. The trim is hand crocheted and attached. The doily is 11.75in. tall x 13.25in. wide. the lace trim is 0.75in. and the fabric rectangle is tall x 11.5in. wide. The lace trim is hand-stitched on.
Object Name Doily
Collection 3D - Household Accessories
Title Doily, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text none
Notes Doilies "protect table tops from scratches that occur when moving things around or damage from wet glasses."

"The name "doily" originated from the surname "doily", a London firm of linen merchants who made fringed napkins in the 1700's. From 1711 a doily was a small ornamental napkin used at dessert." []
Dimensions H-11.75 W-13.25 D-0.125 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Household Goods
Subjects Table settings & decorations