Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

Flemish (Antwerp)
19th century


Object Place: Antwerp

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .44 x .115

Accession Number

21.1848

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of a much conventionalized pot form, three circular spots with a single large flower growing from it, a parrot is perched on each side of the pot; 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