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Point d'Argentan, barbe lace

French
18th century


Dimensions

10 x 164 cm (3 15/16 x 64 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.64 x .10

Accession Number

12.407

Medium or Technique

Lace, point d'Argentan, Barbe

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The main field is powdered with single flowers and sprays of leaves. The border consists of festoons of leaves enclosing various à jours.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of Owen Bryant

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bayard Thayer