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Cap trimming

Cap trimming

  • Place of origin:

    Valenciennes (made)

  • Date:

    1740s-1750s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace worked in linen thread

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by L.C.Collier

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border of bobbin lace worked in linen thread. Design of curved bands overhung by pairs of bold formalised leaves. Wavy lower edge. There are two joins, one near each end. At one end a small piece of lace of a different though similar pattern - festoons alternating with sprays of flowers and leaves - has been added.

Place of Origin

Valenciennes (made)


1740s-1750s (made)



Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace worked in linen thread


Length: 1645 mm, Width: 1.75 in, Width: 43 mm

Object history note

Registered File number 1962/3329

Descriptive line

Border of bobbin lace, made in Valenciennes, 1740s-1750s


Linen thread


Bobbin lace making

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaves


Textiles; Lace


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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