Point lace

American or Irish
second quarter of the 19th century


Dimensions

17 x 142 cm (6 11/16 x 55 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.42 x .17

Accession Number

14.7

Medium or Technique

Linen, lace, point

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tambour work. Machine made net, the ege is finished in scallops; in each scallop is worked a spray of leaves and an open flower. Stained. Two duplicates.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Mary Chapin Smith of Highlands, N. C., formerly of Boston

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Mary Chapin Smith of Highlands, N. C. formerly of Boston