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A tie of black bobbin lace

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A tie of black bobbin lace, narrow at center, widening toward ends with almost straight outer edges, at each end incomplete star out line enclosing five leaves with berries, slender vine with leaves, berries, and a few blossoms run from each medallion to center of tie.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

French (Chantilly), mid-19th century

Object Place

Chantilly, France

Dimensions

9 x 112.3 cm (3 9/16 x 44 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2436

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes