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Catalog Number 1984.173.002B
Description Embroidered Lace Doily, n.d.. One of a set of two with multicolored needlepoint/rose floral design in center. Around central design is a a undulating design. Remainder of lace has a repeated filigree and braided design radiating from center.
Object Name Doily
Collection 3D - Household Accessories
Title Embroidered Lace Doily, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text none
Provenance
Notes Dollies "protect table tops from scratches that occur when moving things around or damage from wet glasses."
[https://fromtimespast.com/2013/01/07/why-are-they-called-doilies/-9/7/2016]

"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." [https://fromtimespast.com/2013/01/07/why-are-they-called-doilies/-9/7/2016]
Dimensions H-6.25 W-6.5 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Household Goods
Subjects Table settings & decorations
Tablecloths