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Border

Border

  • Place of origin:

    Brussels (made)

  • Date:

    2nd quarter of the 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace worked in linen thread

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by L.C. Collier

  • Museum number:

    T.2-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border of bobbin lace worked in linen thread. Cornucopiae, pomegranates and other formal motifs, intertwined with sprays of flowers and leaves and arranged in a wavy line. Wavy lower edge composed mainly of flowers and leaves.

Place of Origin

Brussels (made)

Date

2nd quarter of the 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace worked in linen thread

Marks and inscriptions

'P.Steinman & Co., 185-188, Piccadilly, London, W. 1905' '£2.10s'
When acquired, it had the above label.

Dimensions

Length: 1550 mm, Width: 47 mm

Object history note

Registered File number 1962/3329

Descriptive line

Border of bobbin lace, 2nd quarter of 18th century, Brussels.

Materials

Linen thread

Techniques

Bobbin lace making

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Cornucopiae; Flowers; Pomegranates

Categories

Lace; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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