Object ID
2002.52.79
Object Name
Doily
Measurements
21.1150200000 cm. W x 30.1625000000 cm. L Since this is a doily, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Lace
Object Entities
Farmakis, Daisy (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Rectangular doily with wavey edges. In each corner, there is a flower with four petals. In the middle of the shortest sides, there is another four petaled flower surrounded by leaves. The middle of the doily is mostly white with two small six petaled flowers. There are many smaller flowers throughout the design in in the border design.
Origin
Doilies are used to protect surfaces and for decoration. They are made by crocheting rows on a grid pattern called filet crochet.
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Citation
Doily, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11193. Accessed 01/18/21.