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Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

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The design consists of a repetition of curious forms, probably intended for vases with a bird clinging to each side, between them are smaller plant forms; the ground is a heavy mesh called "Fond Chant", "Fond Double", etc. Badly mended.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Flemish (Antwerp), 19th century

Object Place

Antwerp

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .46 x .115

Accession Number

21.1847

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles