A tie of black bobbin lace

French (Chantilly)
mid-19th century

Object Place: Chantilly, France


9 x 112.3 cm (3 9/16 x 44 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



A tie of black bobbin lace, narrow at center, widening toward ends with almost straight outer edges, at each end incomplete star out line enclosing five leaves with berries, slender vine with leaves, berries, and a few blossoms run from each medallion to center of tie.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler