Doily with croched border

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Identifier

2020.009

Title

Doily with croched border

Creator

Alice Eichelberger Cleland (1864-1938)

Date

1900

Format

14" diameter

Description

A cotton cloth doily with an elaborate needle lace (?) border. Made by Alice Eichelberger Cleland (1864-1938) in Middletown, Dauphin County, PA, USA sometime between 1890 - 1900. Cleland was an excellent and prolific needlewoman, who must have been working constantly on crocheting.

Provenance

Yvonne J. Milspaw

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