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Catalog Number 2012.001.010
Description C. 1978 Lace Doily is made of white thread. It is square in shape with the corners cut off . The edges have a triangular peak/trough pattern. The outer sections have a small checkered pattern, and moving inward are larger holes surrounding very tightly woven squares, the center is loose holes with small, tightly woven, oval sections.
Object Name Lace
Collection Three-Dimensional Collection
Title c. 1970-1990 Lace Doily
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-3 W-2.75 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Lace
Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Subjects Lace making
Sewing equipment & supplies
People Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett