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Catalog Number 2012.001.006
Description c. 1978 Thread in Woven Pouch is a ball of cotton thread held in a handmade, woven lace bag. Bag has loose netting and a scalloped opening. The opening has a purple ribbon threaded through opening and cinches bag shut.
Object Name Thread
Collection Three-Dimensional Collection
Title c. 1970-1990 Thread in Woven Pouch
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-2.24 W-2.75 D-4.5 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Lace
Sewing
Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Subjects Lace making
Sewing equipment & supplies
People Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett