Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

Flemish (Antwerp)
19th century


Object Place: Antwerp

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .46 x .115

Accession Number

21.1847

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of curious forms, probably intended for vases with a bird clinging to each side, between them are smaller plant forms; the ground is a heavy mesh called “Fond Chant”, “Fond Double”, etc. Badly mended.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund