Russian Bobbin Lace (2012-61Tb13)

Russian Bobbin lace:
Set of 4 linen placemats,
11 1/2″ X 17″
(Eager Collection, Lowndes County Historical Museum)

This set of four placemats features Russian Bobbin Lace. The characteristic trail is formed, shaped, and connected as the lace is made. The linen ground fabric is further decorated with hand embroidery including satin stitch and pulled thread embroidery. This piece is currently on display in the museum.