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Shaped lace ruffle

Flemish (Mechlin)
18th century

Object Place: Mechlin, Flanders


Length x width: 232 × 11 cm (91 5/16 × 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Shaped ruffle. Design same in each side but alternating in direction spreading out right and left from center, in uppper part of ruffle sprays of pomegranates, carnations, roses and other flowers not connected, in lower part of ruffle irregularly shaped areas filled with openwork designs and connected by small blossoms and leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Paul G. Pennoyer in memory of her mother Jane Norton Morgan