Lace cape

French
19th century


Object Place: Valenciennes, France

Dimensions

26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.319

Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bobbin lace cape made of bands of several patterns of lace, the wider ones having a serpentine rose, the bottom flounce small floral spray repeat, center back arranged to form triangle, pointed tabs in front.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)