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Pair of lappets

French
early 18th century


Dimensions

8 x 162 cm (3 1/8 x 63 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.62 x 0.08

Accession Number

28.365

Medium or Technique

Lace, point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: twisted mesh. Design: conventional flowers and leaves symmetrically arranged, flat point detailed with openwork stitches and an occasional raised outline of buttonhole stitch. Lappets, which are made in one piece, have rectangular ends. Discolored, worn and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter