Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

Flemish
19th century


Object Place: Antwerp, Netherlands

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .40 x .11

Accession Number

21.1855

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of curious heart-shaped figures from which grow long drooping leaves; the ground is a close heavy mesh so-called “Fond Chant”, “Fond Double”, etc.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund