Lace

Flemish (Lille)
19th century


Object Place: Lille

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .44 x .15

Accession Number

21.1865

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a repetition of elaborately conventionalized flower and leaf forms, crudely drawn, on a ground of loosely twisted mesh, powdered with small rectangular spots; on the top is sewed a straight heading of bobbin lace and on part of the bottom is sewed a scalloped edge.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund