Filet crochet antimacassar

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Identifier

2020.008

Title

Filet crochet antimacassar

Creator

Alice Eichelberger Cleland

Date

ca 1900

Format

18" by 12"

Description

An antimacassar for the back of a chair, made in filet crochet by Alice Eichelberger Cleland (1864-1938). She produced an extraordinary amount of fine crochet during her married life. She was born and lived in Middletown, Dauphin County, PA, USA. This piece was probably made somewhere between 1890 - 1900.

Provenance

Yvonne J Milspaw

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