Strip of bobbin lace with hot air balloon, Strip of natural-colored bobbin lace: Antwerp side. On the short cut strip you can see a hot air balloon, which is originally part of a larger pattern that has been cut off. The balloon is made in a lattice soil, a Valenciennes soil. The motifs are made in linen with openwork edges and thicker, shiny contour threads. Standing pairs and single lace-hole strokes between the closed stripes in the balloon create a decorative effect in the open-worked stripes. In the upper part of the basket a decorative ground is used as an ornamental ground (with

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Strip of bobbin lace with hot air balloon, Strip of natural-colored bobbin lace: Antwerp side. On the short cut strip you can see a hot air balloon, which is originally part of a larger pattern that has been cut off. The balloon is made in a lattice soil, a Valenciennes soil. The motifs are made in linen with openwork edges and thicker, shiny contour threads. Standing pairs and single lace-hole strokes between the closed stripes in the balloon create a decorative effect in the open-worked stripes. In the upper part of the basket a decorative ground is used as an ornamental ground (with
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Image ID: W567JY
Strip of bobbin lace with hot air balloon, Strip of natural-colored bobbin lace: Antwerp side. On the short cut strip you can see a hot air balloon, which is originally part of a larger pattern that has been cut off. The balloon is made in a lattice soil, a Valenciennes soil. The motifs are made in linen with openwork edges and thicker, shiny contour threads. Standing pairs and single lace-hole strokes between the closed stripes in the balloon create a decorative effect in the open-worked stripes. In the upper part of the basket a decorative ground is used as an ornamental ground (with elongated and square spiders / snowflakes) in an octagonal pattern. The top and bottom of the strip are finished straight, with the bottom provided with picots, balloon (aviation), anonymous, Antwerp, 1825 - 1849, linen (material), Antwerp lace, l 8 cm × w 10.5 cm