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Pair of lappets

Ground: twisted mesh. Design: conventional flowers and leaves symmetrically arranged, flat point detailed with openwork stitches and an occasional raised outline of buttonhole stitch. Lappets, which are made in one piece, have rectangular ends. Discolored, worn and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter

French, early 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point


Textiles and Fashion Arts