Point d'Alençon lace
Length x width: 141 × 11.5 cm (55 1/2 × 4 1/2 in.)
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Point d’Alençon Flounce For a sleeve, wider in the middle than at the two ends. The ground is fine needle-point mesh. The design consists of sprays of flowers, undulating lines, and “àjours” filled with a variety of elaborate meshes.
Bequest of James William Paige