lace article image 5 | Mary Elizabeth Baron ✿ Passementing the present

Mechlin Lace was known as “The Queen of Laces” and integrated depictions for flora. In this instance, the motif bears resemblance to periwinkle which is endemic to the region. Image source: Emily Jackson, A History of Hand-Made Lace (London: Scribner’s Sons, 1900), 123.

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