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Lace 7144-77
Two small lace pieces with a card attached to one piece with a straightpin that says:
"Offert par Madame Louise Prétot P.T.T. Poilaine Vert-Haute Saône, Franch-Comté. En reconnaissance du bienfait de la Croix rouge Américain pendant la captivité de mon mari. Travail fait main. Broderies du pays."
[Offered by Madame Louise Pretot. In thanks for the aid from the American Red Cross during my husband's captivity. Hand made. Regional embroidry.]


Lace 7144-77
(detail photo of attached note)
(detail photo of lace)






Napkins
7144-99
Set of six linen napkins with embroidered figures of two people ringing a bell. 



Doily
7144-10
Cotton doily that has an embroidered red border and embroidered flowers in each corner. There is a tag that says:
"Soeurs de la Charité de Saint Louis. ORPHELINAT de VANNES. (Morbihan) A nos bienfaiteurs, REMERCIEMENTS SINCÈRES."
[Sisters of Charity of Saint Louis, Orphanage of Vannes. To those doing good for us, our sincere thanks.]


Doily
7144-224
Floral patterned doily with filet pattern open work and an irregular shape. An attached card says:
"Madame Macarez, Les Buissonnetes, Caubert, Par Abbeville"



Doily
7144-225
Doily with filet pattern open work. An attached card says:
"Madame Macarez, Les Buissonnetes, Cauber, Par Abbeville"


Doily 7144-75
Doily with filet pattern and geometrical shapes. Beige and brown cord is interlaced with finer thread lacing within some leaves. Attached card says:
"Spécialité de Broderies Sur Filet, Ameublement, E. NARDIN, 8 bis, Rue Pasteur, LUXEUIL-les-BAINS (Haute-Saône), R. C. LURE 5724/301, Producteur Hts-SAONE 216, C.C.P. NANCY 376l07, Téléphone 167"


Table scarf
7144-177
Linen table scarf with crocheted floral design on each end


Table throw
7144-61
Crocheted table throw with floral designs. Attached card says:
"MADAME MACAREZ, les Buissonnets CAUBERT, par Abbeville"


Doilies
7144-65
Five linen doilies. (detail photo)



Doily
7144-66
Macramé doily with two full circle patterns and two one-third circles connecting them. (detail photo)



Doily
7144-211
Doily with a flower in the center that is surrounded by a macramé border.



Doily
7144-69
Macramé doily with a lace pattern of concentric whorls. An attached card says:
"Dentelles et Broderies de Luxeuil, MME LAESSER-CHIPPAUX, Fabricant, 6 ter[?], Rue Pasteur, Luxeuil-Les-Bains, (Haute Saône), R.C. Lure 9116, Reg. Prod. Hte Saône 250" (detail photo)



Doily
7144-72
Doily with an off-center floral pattern.



Doily
7144-205  
Lace doily with a geometric design in the center square that is surrounded by lace with floral patterns. (detail photo)



Doily
7144-136
Doily with a solid linen background that has five smaller macramé squares inset. (detail photo)



Table throw
7144-208
Macramé table cover that has floral patterns inset and a geometrical pattern in the center area.



Doily
7144-209
Doily with floral patterns. (detail photo)


Table runner
7144-203
Table runner with varied and finely detailed lace patterns. (detail photo)



Doily
7144-207
Macramé doily with floral patterns surrounding the oval center. (detail photo)


Doily
7144-63
Doily with a linen center that has inset macramé and is embroidered with flowers.

 


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