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Shaped lace ruffle

Flemish (Mechlin)
18th century


Object Place: Mechlin, Flanders

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

43.208

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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