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
made during
1917-1918
maker
unknown
place made
België: Vlaanderen, Geraardsbergen
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
ID Number
TE*T14503
catalog number
T14503
accession number
273245
Credit Line
Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem
subject
Silk
Lace
European History
related event
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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