Bobbin lace back of a cap

Flemish
18th century


Dimensions

28.2 x 19 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .18 x .26

Accession Number

23.706

Medium or Technique

Linen, bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Back of cap made up of straight pieces sewed together. A design of flowers and undulating bands on mesh of the cinq-trous or carrelage variety. (The center hole is much larger than the other four.)

Provenance

Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss