Chantilly Border

Description
This border is Chantilly bobbin lace made in black silk. The design consists of floral motifs with four-inch long pattern repeats. The edge is slightly scalloped with picots. It was probably made in Grammont (Geraardsbergen), Belgium and was identified by the donor as lace made by Belgian lace makers during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
border
war lace
lace, war lace
Object Type
lace
made during
1917-1918
maker
unknown
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
bobbin lace, Chantilly (overall production method/technique)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 38 in; 9.8425 cm x 96.52 cm
place made
België: Vlaanderen, Geraardsbergen
ID Number
TE*T14503
catalog number
T14503
accession number
273245
subject
War Laces
Silk
Textiles
Lace
Government, Politics, and Reform
European History
Textiles
Lace
War Laces
event
World War I
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Lace
War Laces
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem
similar type referenced
Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages
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