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Cape

Flemish (Brussels)
19th century


Object Place: Brussels, Flanders

Accession Number

51.1384

Medium or Technique

Net, needlepoint lace; embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cape, elongated lozenge in shape, designed to be worn folded back, body of cape of net with small embroidered dot, all edges trimmed with deep flounce of needlepoint lace in design of roses in relief alternating with minute rosette like blossom arranged in square, irregularly scalloped edge formed by ornamental motives and pendent leaves; lace border tender and has many small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Paul G. Pennoyer in memory of her mother Jane Norton Morgan