User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

The design consists of a repetition of pots of flowers elaborately drawn; supporting the base of each pot are two long leaves, between each pot of flowers are festoons of small circles and single flowers; the ground is an open mesh called "Fond Chant", "Fond Double", etc.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Flemish, 19th century

Object Place

Antwerp, Netherlands

Accession Number

21.1854

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles