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Point lace, point de France

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Fragment, cut and framed by a narrow bobbin heading. An elaborate rococo design detailed with raised work, on a very irregular hexangonal mesh.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

French, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

67.5 x 26.9 cm (26 9/16 x 10 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .67 x .28 including heading

Accession Number

23.670

Medium or Technique

Linen; point, point de France

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles