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Catalog Number 2008.023.002
Description Doily, n.d. White rectangular cotton lace doily with openwork in a floral/botanic design with scalloped edges.
Object Name Doily
Collection 3D - Household Accessories
Title 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-17 W-11 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Household Decor
Household Goods
Subjects Houses
Table settings & decorations
Tablecloths