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Narrow flounce

Italian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

11 x 255 cm (4 5/16 x 100 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.55 x 0.11

Accession Number

28.364

Medium or Technique

Lace, point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: twisted mesh, forming straight lines across flounce. Design: powdering of small conventional leaf forms, outlined with buttonhole stitch. Edged with pointed scallops, each holding symmetrical plant form outlined by buttonhole stitch and picots. Bobbin heading sewed along top.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter