Brussels Bobbin Lace Collar or Cape

Brussels Bobbin Lace Collar or Cape

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Description (Brief)
Collar in 18th C. Brussels Louis XV style bobbin lace showing the French influence with the figures. It is illustrated in Jourdain’s OLD LACE, p. 47, plate LIII. The lace has been remodeled into a collar or small cape and mended.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, cape, collar
Object Type
lace
date made
18th C
place made
France
Physical Description
bobbin lace, brussels (overall production method/technique)
ID Number
TE.L7157
catalog number
L7157.000
accession number
51813
Credit Line
Mrs. Arnold Hague, 1910
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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