43.4975000000 cm. Diameter Since this is a doily, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed, Item (Overall)
Doily is 6" linen circle with 6" tatted edge in a diamond sunburst design.
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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Doily, 1920, Koula Lazou Counelis, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6766. Accessed 04/10/21.