Cravat

Italian
17th century, restyled in the 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 42 cm (11 7/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.912

Medium or Technique

Linen, needle Lace (Raised Venetian point lace)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cravat done in needle lace technique with designs of various flowers in the style of Venetian needle lace. There are many fillings used in the creation of these flowers. The cravat is bordered by a tooth like design.

Provenance

Mr. J.W Paige; Gift to the MFA, April 16, 1895

Credit Line

Bequest of J. W. Paige