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Large circular lace piece

Flemish
second half of 19th century


Object Place: Brussels, Flanders

Dimensions

Diameter: 105cm (41 5/16in.)

Accession Number

55.962

Medium or Technique

Silk; Point and bobbin, point de gaze, needlepoint stitches

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Point and bobbin, Large circular piece, probably intended for a parasol cover: the hole in the center has been filled in by coarse needle-work spider web. Design: bobbin-made floral pattern connected by brides with eight sections near the edge worked in point de gaze, with roses with semi-detached petals needlepoint stitches form centers of some of the bobbin-made flowers.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Mary Phillips