Bobbin lace

Flemish (Brussels)
late 17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

115 x 38 cm (45 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.58 long x 0.38 deep

Accession Number

29.1105

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: Juno seated on bank of cloud, peacock before her, about to be struck by arrow shot by cupid, eagle and trumpeter above. The figures and elaborate rococo ornament worked with cloth stitch “toilé,” detailed by “mailles à cinq trous,” “point d’esprit,” “point grillé” etc., accented by occasional woven outlines. Heading sewed on upper edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Hewson Baltzell