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Catalog Number 2012.001.014
Description c. 1978 Bobbins with lace and pattern consists of (A-B) two beige cards with pattern drawn on them in blue pencil and with holes punched through them, (C) 12 bobbins attached to threads that have already been woven into a long strip of lace with a repeating club pattern (still in progress), and (D) a strip of ribbon with a blue, brown, and yellow pattern.
Object Name Bobbin, Lace
Collection Three-Dimensional Collection
Title c. 1970-1990 Bobbins with Lace and Pattern
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-8 W-21 inches
Dimension Details measurements for (C) bobbins and lace.
(A-B) 4.25" x 10" when placed side by side.
(D) 1" x 17.5"
Medium Textile
Search Terms Lace
Sewing
Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Subjects Lace making
Sewing equipment & supplies
Pattern sheets
People Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett