Cape and matching flounce
Object Place: Chantilly, France
73.5 x 71.5 cm (28 15/16 x 28 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)
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Black lace cape and matching separate flounce (shaped) for cape; technique of lace unusually fine; rounded point in back, long slender point in front; border design of intersecting oval medallions each with minute central blossom; ground powdered with minute central blossom; ground powdered with minute dots; against dotted background, small-scale floral swags including wild roses and clusters of minute blossoms; some swags tied with ribbons.
Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)