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Cape and matching flounce

French
19th century


Object Place: Chantilly, France

Dimensions

73.5 x 71.5 cm (28 15/16 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.309a

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black lace cape and matching separate flounce (shaped) for cape; technique of lace unusually fine; rounded point in back, long slender point in front; border design of intersecting oval medallions each with minute central blossom; ground powdered with minute central blossom; ground powdered with minute dots; against dotted background, small-scale floral swags including wild roses and clusters of minute blossoms; some swags tied with ribbons.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)