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Lace cape

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Bobbin lace cape made of bands of several patterns of lace, the wider ones having a serpentine rose, the bottom flounce small floral spray repeat, center back arranged to form triangle, pointed tabs in front.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)

French, 19th century

Object Place

Valenciennes, France

Dimensions

26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.319

Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes