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Point lace Point de France

Flounce, with an elaborate rococo design on an irregular hexagonal mesh. A few details brought out by raised-work. A narrow bobbin heading is sewed to the top.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

French, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

23.672

Medium or Technique

Point, point de France

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles