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Handkerchief border

Flemish, Brussels
1870s


Object Place: Brussels, Flanders

Dimensions

34.8 x 33.5 cm (13 11/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.550

Medium or Technique

Point, bobbin, needle-point lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep handkerchief border of point and bobbin lace; ground vrai-réseau with design of fat pointed leaves and masses of minute blossoms probably representing lilacs; design almost entirely in bobbin lace, center of blossoms and ground in needle-point lace. Example of “duchesse” lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)