Silk bobbin lace fragment

French
third quarter 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

L x W: 38.1 x 12.7 cm (15 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

43.2548c

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace

Out on Loan

On display at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, since July 31, 2001

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blonde, a and b sleeve ruffles each with 3 flounces, c and d two fragments (pinned to dress: 43.1643a).

Provenance

1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection