Pair of lappets
early 18th century
8 x 162 cm (3 1/8 x 63 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.62 x 0.08
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ground: twisted mesh. Design: conventional flowers and leaves symmetrically arranged, flat point detailed with openwork stitches and an occasional raised outline of buttonhole stitch. Lappets, which are made in one piece, have rectangular ends. Discolored, worn and torn.
Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter