Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

Flemish (Antwerp)
19th century


Object Place: Antwerp, Netherlands

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .46 x .115

Accession Number

21.1851

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of an alternation of pots from which grow flowers and double branches with a single flower at each end, birds are perched on the branches; the drawing is archaic and angular; the ground is a close heavy mesh called “Fond Chant”, “Fond Double”, etc.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund