39.0525000000 cm. Diameter Since this is a doily, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Pink Crocheted Doily, Octagon Shape, 2 1/2 sections use darker and stiffer pink threads in contrast to majority of threads, center design with radiating patterns, much like a flower with eight petals.
Doilies were used to protect furniture or as decoration. Crocheting is a way of creating design out of thread using a crochet needle (which has a small hook on the end). As opposed to knitting, crocheting involved having only one loop of cloth open at a time.
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Doily, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5611. Accessed 01/18/21.