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Medium:
Medium: linen Technique: bobbin lace, Mechlin ground
Dimensions:
H x W: 53 x 10 cm (20 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)
Type:
lace
Cap streamers
Made in:
Belgium
Date:
mid-18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Cap streamers of Mechlin lace in a pattern showing a series of medallion compartments that are connected by volutes terminating in scrolls. Each medallion contains respectively: a winged cupid, prancing deer, a leaping rabbit set before a large tree and two architectural structures with a bird flying above, and a bird perched on a tree branch.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
Accession Number:
1962-50-57-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48bae38f9-05ed-4cbb-90ae-04b6c91b1a9b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1962-50-57-a_b