Lace edging

French, used in America
mid-19th century


Place of Manufacture: possibly Valenciennes, France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

4 x 27.5 cm (1 9/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1044

Medium or Technique

Cotton lace (Valenciennes)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Lace edging with acorn and floral pattern and scalloped edge (of the type made in Valenciennes, France)

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent