Bobbin lace

Flemish (Lille)
19th century


Object Place: Lille

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .46 x .15

Accession Number

21.1868

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of crudely drawn flower and leaf forms on a ground of loosely twisted mesh powdered at intervals with small rectangular spots; a narrow scalloped edge is sewed on the bottom and one side.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund