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Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

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The design consists of a repetition of crudely drawn pots from each of which grow a large single flower and two curved leaves, from each side of the base of the pot grows a curling leaf and a flower; 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, 19th century

Object Place

Antwerp, Netherlands

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .44 x .12

Accession Number

21.1852

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles