Requires Photography

Cuff

French
1860–75


Dimensions

5 x 18 cm (1 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .18 x .05

Accession Number

17.1585

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Point d'Alençon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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 17.1586–1587 belong to the same set.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates