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Point d'Alençon lace

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Point d'Alençon Flounce For a sleeve, wider in the middle than at the two ends. The ground is fine needle-point mesh. The design consists of sprays of flowers, undulating lines, and "àjours" filled with a variety of elaborate meshes.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French, 18th century

Accession Number

95.869

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles