Object ID
2000.3.7
Object Name
Doily
Object Collection
Date Created
1920
Measurements
43.4975000000 cm. Diameter Since this is a doily, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed, Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton; Linen
Access Points
Object Description
Doily is 6" linen circle with 6" tatted edge in a diamond sunburst design.
Origin
Tatting is using a series of knots and loops in order to make the fabric more durable. It was made to imitate point lace. This belonged to the donor's mother Koula (Lazou) Counelis who came to America to marry the donor's father, Antonio Counelis in Chicago Heights, IL. She was born in Karistos, Eubea, Greece. After Chicago Heights, her and her usband moved to Berwyn, IL, where she lived for 44 years and died at the age of 96.
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Citation
Doily, 1920, Koula Lazou Counelis, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6766. Accessed 01/26/21.