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Design: Juno seated on bank of cloud, peacock before her, about to be struck by arrow shot by cupid, eagle and trumpeter above. The figures and elaborate rococo ornament worked with cloth stitch "toilé," detailed by "mailles à cinq trous," "point d'esprit," "point grillé" etc., accented by...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Hewson Baltzell

Flemish (Brussels), late 17th–early 18th century

Dimensions

115 x 38 cm (45 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.58 long x 0.38 deep

Accession Number

29.1105

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles