Blonde lace flounce

French
1830s


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 165.1 cm (6 x 65 in.)

Accession Number

2004.501

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Flounce of white silk bobbin lace (blonde) with repeating flowers along the lower edge with a small serpentine floral border above and small flowerettes sprinkled above; probably used on a skirt.

Provenance

Josephine Appolline Barloi, donor's great-great grandmother; Inherited by donor, August 11, 1985; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Richard H. Schimmelpfeng