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Cap

  • Place of origin:

    Chantilly (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1874 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Melanie Lobël, in memory of Mrs Leontine Lobël

  • Museum number:

    T.351-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cap of black silk bobbin lace with lappets. Shield shape and bordered with leaves with parallel lines inside filled with tiny bows. The middle, more open area of net, is worked with blossoms, and some of them hang down in trails. The lappets are very long, and narrow where they meet the cap and widening down their length. The border pattern of leaves and lines are continued, and are broken by two symmetrically patterned cartouches, and the net ground is scattered with spots.

Place of Origin

Chantilly (made)

Date

1850-1874 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk bobbin lace

Dimensions

Length: 1740 mm, Width: 295 mm

Object history note

Registered File number 1992/2021.

Descriptive line

Cap of silk bobbin lace with lappets, Chantilly, 1850-1874

Materials

Silk thread

Techniques

Bobbin lace making

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Blossom; Cartouches; Spots

Categories

Textiles; Hats & headwear; Lace; Clothing

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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