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Point de Gaze lace handkerchief

Through the design of scrolling acanthus (?) leaves, roses and cup-shaped flowers, runs an undulating band of open oblong spaces (à jours). The flowers and leaves of the design which form the outer edge of the lace have single loops of thread on the petals and points. The middle of the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. P. Hall

Flemish, About 1850–70

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Medium or Technique

Linen, Point de Gaze


Textiles and Fashion Arts