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Narrow flounce

Ground: twisted mesh forming straight lines across flounce. Design: powdering of small conventional leaf forms, with row of conventional flowers above edge of shallow scallops. Design outlined by heavy linen thread. Bobbin heading sewed along top.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter

Italian, 18th–19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, point


Textiles and Fashion Arts