Bobbin lace fan

Flemish
mid-19th century


Dimensions

50 cm (19 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .50 opened.

Accession Number

89.227

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brussels. Point Appliqué. Fan. White lace mounted on white satin and with mother-of pearl sticks. Applied to the machine made ground is a design of flowers and leaves and a powder of dots. The designs worked mostly with bobbins but in a few places bits of pount lace have been applied.

Credit Line

Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)