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Point d'Alençon lace

French
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a- .55 x .08 b- .28 x .08 c- .25 x .08

Accession Number

13.2855a-c

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Point d'Alençon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of long curving stems bearing flowers and leaves and irregular forms filled with various “à jours”. b and c are each finished on one end.

Credit Line

Gift of Guy Lowell