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Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

The design consists of a repetition of a much conventionalized pot form, three circular spots with a single large flower growing from it, a parrot is perched on each side of the pot; the ground is a 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

21.1848

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles