As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.

Alençon Needle Lace Collar

Alençon Needle Lace Collar

Usage conditions apply
Description (Brief)
Alençon Needle Lace Collar
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace collar
lace, collar
Object Type
date made
ca 1750
place made
France: Normandie, Alençon
Physical Description
needle lace, Alençon (overall production method/technique)
overall: 1 3/4 in x 25 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 64.77 cm
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Mrs. John Cropper. 1911
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object