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Catalog Number 2012.001.009
Description c. 1978 Snowflake Pattern and Completed Snowflake consists of a yellow, rectangular piece of paper (A) with hand written directions for making a snowflake. The pattern consists of a square, green piece of cardstock (B) with "Snowflake" written in the lower right corner, the pattern drawn on it in ink, and holes punched in it. The next part of the pattern is on a square, white piece of graph paper (C) and has "snowflake" written in lower right corner, the pattern in pencil with letters A-T written on it, and holes punched into it. There is also a square, white piece of cardstock (D) with just the holes punched into it. Finally, there is a completed snowflake (E) made of white, cotton thread, that measures 3" in diameter.
Object Name Lace
Collection Three-Dimensional Collection
Title c. 1970-1990 Snowflake Pattern and Completed Snowflake
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.
Dimension Details (A) 10.75" x 3 5/8"
(B) 3.75" x 3.75"
(C) 3.75" x 3.75"
(D) 3.75" x 3.75"
(E) 3" x 3"
Medium Textile
Search Terms Lace
Sewing
Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Subjects Lace making
Sewing equipment & supplies
People Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett