Chantilly Border


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.

Made During: 1917-1918

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Belgium: Flanders, Geraardsbergen

Used: SilkWeb Subject: LaceEuropean HistoryRelated Event: World War I


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Related Publication: Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages

Credit Line: Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T14503Catalog Number: T14503Accession Number: 273245

Object Name: laceborderwar lacelace, war laceObject Type: lace

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


Record Id: nmah_627369

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