Length of lace: Caravel de Columbus

French
1892


Object Place: Calais, France

Dimensions

Overall: 45.7 x 22.9cm (18 x 9in.)

Accession Number

2002.85

Medium or Technique

Silk machine-made lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Machine-made lace border that depicts a flotilla of vessels, each a composite of the Pinta, Nina and Santa Maria. Anchors, rather than waves, form to great effect the scalloped edge.

Provenance

Purchased by John Burbridge in Santa Fe, NM, April, 2000; Gift to the MFA, March 20, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Burbidge