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Catalog Number 2012.001.011
Description c. 1978 Lace Doily is made of white thread. It is clover shaped with large open sections, connected by very tightly woven four-pointed "flowers". The middle creates a fat "x" shape that is solid with a line of holes running through each leg of the "x".
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-2.75 W-2.75 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Lace
Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett
Subjects Lace making
Sewing equipment & supplies
People Murphy, Elizabeth Bartlett