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Alb

Point Alb (machine-made net) with deep lace flounce, and a little narrow lace at neck. Design of lace flounce: vases containing flowers, floral sprays and festoons on hexagonal mesh ground. Top of flounce seems to have been cut when put on machine-made net. Lace at neck much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

French (Argentan), 18th century

Object Place

Argentan, France

Accession Number

38.1061

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave and needle lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes