Point d'Alencon lace

French
18th–early 19th century


Dimensions

10 x 55 cm (3 15/16 x 21 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .55 x .10

Accession Number

07.854

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

This piece appears to have been made up from several pieces. The bees and eagles suggest that it may have been arranged as it now is, at the time of Napoleon I. The Cordonet has been added and not made on the lace itself.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Linder