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Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

Flemish (Antwerp)
19th century


Object Place: Antwerp

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .46 x .115

Accession Number

21.1844

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of a pot form from which grows a large single flower, from this flower grow drooping sprays of leaves; the ground is a close heavy mesh called “Fond Chant”, “Fond Double”, etc. Badly mended.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund