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Blonde lace flounce

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Flounce of white silk bobbin lace (blonde) with repeating flowers along the lower edge with a small serpentine floral border above and small flowerettes sprinkled above; probably used on a skirt.

Provenance

Josephine Appolline Barloi, donor's great-great grandmother; Inherited by donor, August 11, 1985; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Richard H. Schimmelpfeng

French, 1830s

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 165.1 cm (6 x 65 in.)

Accession Number

2004.501

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles