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Flat cap of black bobbin lace

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Flat cap of black bobbin lace; cap, elongated lozenge in shade with a lappet on each of two sides; highly stylized floral design with medallions on borders and lappets; design in closley woven tape-like lace with background in widely-spaced brides.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

28.3 x 125.2 cm (11 1/8 x 49 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2435

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes