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Lace fragment

probably Flemish
18th century


Dimensions

2.5 x 20 cm (1 x 7 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .20 x .025

Accession Number

23.710

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

An insignificant leaf and flower design on a ground of round Valencienne mesh. It is coarser than Valencienne lace usually is. Stained and worn.

Provenance

Mrs. John Marshall Collection. Note by Mrs. Hailstone:- "Lace from a cap worn by the beautiful Duchess of Argyle (Miss Gunning) who married in 1759 and died in 1790.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss