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 a pot form from which grows a large single flower, from this flower grow drooping sprays of leaves; the ground is a close heavy mesh called "Fond Chant", "Fond Double", etc. Badly mended.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Flemish (Antwerp), 19th century

Object Place

Antwerp

Accession Number

21.1844

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles