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Point d'Argentan, barbe lace

The main field is powdered with single flowers and sprays of leaves. The border consists of festoons of leaves enclosing various à jours.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of Owen Bryant

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bayard Thayer

French, 18th century

Accession Number

12.407

Medium or Technique

Lace, point d'Argentan, Barbe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles