Bobbin appliqué lace cap

Flemish
mid-19th century


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

51 x 25 cm (20 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1372

Medium or Technique

Linen net with linen bobbin appliqué lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bobbin appliqué lace cap, elongated and somewhat rounded lozenge-shaped center with two oval lappets, powder of floral sprays and dots, spray with roses in center of crown, border of stylized blossoms; belonged to Cornelia Grinnell of New Bedford, wife of Nathaniel Parker Willis.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William A. Burnham