Long black bobbin lace lappet (one of a pair)

French (Chantillly)
Third quarter 19th century

Object Place: Chantilly, France


31.4 x 117 cm (12 3/8 x 46 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace (Chantilly)

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Narrow at top and flaring evenly to wide, diagonally pointed lower edge; probably designed to be worn as sash ends at back of dress; center ground filled with minute stylized flowers; deep border design of fluted leaves at edge below band of openwork mesh with regularly spaced sprays of roses and poppies.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears