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Cape and matching flounce

Black lace cape and matching separate flounce (shaped) for cape; technique of lace unusually fine; rounded point in back, long slender point in front; border design of intersecting oval medallions each with minute central blossom; ground powdered with minute central blossom; ground powdered with...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)

French, 19th century

Object Place

Chantilly, France

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Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)


Textiles and Fashion Arts