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Cravat

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Cravat done in needle lace technique with designs of various flowers in the style of Venetian needle lace. There are many fillings used in the creation of these flowers. The cravat is bordered by a tooth like design.

Provenance

Mr. J.W Paige; Gift to the MFA, April 16, 1895

Credit Line

Bequest of J. W. Paige

Italian, 17th century, restyled in the 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 42 cm (11 7/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.912

Medium or Technique

Linen, needle Lace (Raised Venetian point lace)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes