5 x 18 cm (1 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .18 x .05
Medium or Technique
Lace, point, Point d'Alençon
Not On View
Horse hair is used to stiffen the “cordonnet” or raised outline. In the middle is a bell-shaped form, from which grow two scrolling lines. The edge has slight indentations, and at intervals are unsymmetrical à jours. 17.158 [5 and] 1587 belong to the same set.
Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates