Bobbin lace, Potten Kant

Flemish
19th century


Object Place: Antwerp, Netherlands

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .52 x .10

Accession Number

21.1854

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of pots of flowers elaborately drawn; supporting the base of each pot are two long leaves, between each pot of flowers are festoons of small circles and single flowers; the ground is an open mesh called “Fond Chant”, “Fond Double”, etc.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund