Cap Trimming

1740s-1750s (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Bobbin lace worked in linen thread
Brief Description
Border of bobbin lace, made in Valenciennes, 1740s-1750s
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 1645mm
  • Width: 1.75in
  • Width: 43mm
Credit line
Bequeathed by L.C.Collier
Object history
Registered File number 1962/3329
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
T.4-1963

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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