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Shawl

French (Chantilly)
19th century


Object Place: Chantilly, France

Dimensions

147 cm (57 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.616

Medium or Technique

Ribbon, bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A large triangular black bobbin lace shawl, in center back a large spray of mixed flowers including lilacs, ponies, on outer border design on all three sides of large Canterbury Bells, peopnies, and grouped acanthus leaves, inner border on two sides of twelve seded figure formed by interlacing ribbon rim enclosing smal-scale rose wreath, small-scale floral swags and sprays over ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Louis A. Frothingham