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Oval medalion on net cap

Flemish, Brussels
Second half of 19th century

Object Place: Brussels, Flanders


91 cm (35 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Bobbin and needlepoint, applied on net cap. An oval medalion, from which extend two lappets, left and right, all with delicately scalloped edges. Central medallion shows a formal and symmertrical arrangement of slender fern leaves, rosettes in discs and scrolls, with open work. Lappets show a spray of long-petalled flowers tied with a ribbon which flows away from the rounded ends. A few yellow and gray stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard B. Hobart