Long black bobbin lace lappet (one of a pair)

French (Chantillly)
Third quarter 19th century


Object Place: Chantilly, France

Dimensions

29.8 x 118 cm (11 3/4 x 46 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.589b

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Narrow at top and flaring evenly to wide, diagonally pointed lower edge; probably designed to be worn as sash ends at back of dress; center ground filled with minute stylized flowers; deep border design of fluted leaves at edge below band of openwork mesh with regularly spaced sprays of roses and poppies.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears