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Bobbin lace back of a cap

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Back of cap made up of straight pieces sewed together. A design of flowers and undulating bands on mesh of the cinq-trous or carrelage variety. (The center hole is much larger than the other four.)

Provenance

Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Flemish, 18th century

Dimensions

28.2 x 19 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .18 x .26

Accession Number

23.706

Medium or Technique

Linen, bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes