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Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

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The design consists of a repetition of a pot from which grows a heart-shaped form, flowers and scrolling leaves; 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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .43 x .115

Accession Number

21.1846

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles