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Cape collar of black bobbin lace

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Ground filled with minute flowering swags tied by ribbons; deep border design of fluted leaves at edge below band of openwork mesh with regularly spaced sprays of roses and poppies.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears

French (Chantilly), mid-19th century

Object Place

Chantilly, France


59.5 x 90 cm (23 7/16 x 35 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)


Textiles and Fashion Arts