Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

Flemish (Antwerp)
19th century


Object Place: Antwerp

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .42 x .105

Accession Number

21.1850

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of crudely drawn flower forms growing from a flower and leaf form which is substituted for the usual pot; the ground is a heavy mesh called “Fond Double”, Fond Chant”, etc.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund