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Lace

The design consists of a repetition of elaborately conventionalized flower and leaf forms, crudely drawn, on a ground of loosely twisted mesh, powdered with small rectangular spots; on the top is sewed a straight heading of bobbin lace and on part of the bottom is sewed a scalloped edge.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Flemish (Lille), 19th century

Object Place

Lille

Accession Number

21.1865

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles