A cap of bobbin lace

Flemish (Brussels)
Second half 19th century

Object Place: Brussels, Flanders


23.7 x 110.9 cm (9 5/16 x 43 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen needlepoint lace

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Central portion oval in shape with two attached pear shaped lapets, ends of lappets and center of cap with relief leaf design and stylized blossoms against wide space bride, bands between lappet ends and center of cap on Canterbury Bells against lozenge background; a number of small brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers