Bobbin lace

Flemish
18th century


Dimensions

18.7 x 18.3 cm (7 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .177 x .178

Accession Number

23.707

Medium or Technique

Linen, bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of two angels holding flaming hearts on each side of a monstrance, above which is a pelican feeding her young, surmounted by a crown held by cherubs. The ground is a variation of the “fond de neige”. The narrow border is sewed on.

Provenance

Collection of Mrs. John Marshall

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss