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Shirt frill and ruffles

Shirt frill and ruffles

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (possibly, made)
    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1690-1715 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr and Mrs G. H. G. Norman

  • Museum number:

    T.397 to D-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Set of shirt frills and ruffles of Brussels bobbin lace with vermicular pattern of narrow, scrolling tapes with a few more-solidly worked flowers scattered over the ground. The frills have shallow scallops along the lower edge and the top edge has been cut to attach to a later heading.

Place of Origin

Flanders (possibly, made)
France (possibly, made)


1690-1715 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace


Length: 460 mm, Width: 72 mm, Length: 670 mm Part A, Width: 70 mm Part A, Length: 647 mm Part B, Width: 70 mm Part B, Length: 885 mm Part C, Width: 70 mm Part C, Length: 460 mm Part D, Width: 72 mm Part D

Descriptive line

Five pieces of shirt frill and ruffles, possibly Belgium or France, 1690-1715.


Bobbin lace


Brussels lace (bobbin lace)


Lace; Accessories; Fashion; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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