Cape of bobbin lace

English
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

50 x 69.5 cm (19 11/16 x 27 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.590

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep in center back, open down front with two rounded points, rather open ground with solidly worked symmetrical design of stylized floral sprays connected by serpentine ribbons.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears