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Dress front

Dress front

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Point de gaze needle lace

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Helena Wallis.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress front of elongated, triangular shape attached to a straight choker collar along the right hand side of the top edge. The left-hand side would have to be pinned or sewn into place once the collar and front were in place.

Typical point de gaze piece, patterned with roses, other flowers and roundels with star-shaped fillings.

Place of Origin

Belgium (made)


ca. 1900 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Point de gaze needle lace


Length: 800 mm, Width: 160 mm

Descriptive line

Dress front of needle lace, Point de Gaze, Belgium, ca. 1900


Textiles; Women's clothes; Lace


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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