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Alb

French (Argentan)
18th century


Object Place: Argentan, France

Dimensions

Length x width: 300 x 65.5 cm (118 1/8 x 25 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1061

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave and needle lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Point
Alb (machine-made net) with deep lace flounce, and a little narrow lace at neck. Design of lace flounce: vases containing flowers, floral sprays and festoons on hexagonal mesh ground. Top of flounce seems to have been cut when put on machine-made net. Lace at neck much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman