Object Place: Brussels, Flanders
34.8 x 33.5 cm (13 11/16 x 13 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Point, bobbin, needle-point lace
Not On View
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.
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)