Point d'Angleterre Bobbin Lace Cape


This is a small cape or collar made in delicate Point d'Angleterre bobbin lace. The floral, symmetric design indicates French influence. Bobbin lace braids with picots connect the motifs. The cape was refashioned into the current shape in the late 19th century and is bordered with a narrow machine made purl edge. The repairs are made with needle made bars.

Date Made: 1700-1730Date Remodeled: late 19th century

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Flanders

Subject: LaceBobbin LaceLinenAdornment


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Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Oliver Murray, 1970

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T15222Catalog Number: T15222Accession Number: 290897

Object Name: lacelace, capeObject Type: lace

Physical Description: linen (overall material)bobbin lace (overall production method/technique)Measurements: neckedge: 15 1/2 in; 39.37 cmcenter back: 11 1/2 in; 29.21 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4848-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_623983

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