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Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

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The design consists of an alternation of pots from which grow flowers and double branches with a single flower at each end, birds are perched on the branches; the drawing is archaic and angular; the ground is a close heavy mesh called "Fond Chant", "Fond Double", etc.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Flemish (Antwerp), 19th century

Object Place

Antwerp, Netherlands

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .46 x .115

Accession Number

21.1851

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles