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Long black bobbin lace lappet (one of a pair)

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Narrow at top and flaring evenly to wide, diagonally pointed lower edge; probably designed to be worn as sash ends at back of dress; center ground filled with minute stylized flowers; deep border design of fluted leaves at edge below band of openwork mesh with regularly spaced sprays of roses and...

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Credit Line

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

French (Chantillly), Third quarter 19th century

Object Place

Chantilly, France

Dimensions

29.8 x 118 cm (11 3/4 x 46 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.589b

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes