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Cuffs

Object Number: 
INV.961ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Linen, cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
b: 4 1/2 x 7 in. ( 11.4 x 17.8 cm ) overall a: 4 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 11.1 x 18.1 cm )
Description: 
Two matching ecru cambric cuffs with whitework cotton embroidery and handmade linen bobbin lace cuffs, there are six alternating rows of floral and leaf whitework and tulle lace with drawnwork at the foot edge and bordered with a leaf design, having straight beaded outer edges, each cuff has two fabric-covered metal buttons.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group