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Flounce fragment

Unknown18th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Portion of a flounce with an elaborated variant of "candlestick" pattern, interspersed with human and animal figures. Style of lace commonly called Rosaline.

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  • Title: Flounce fragment
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 18th century
  • Provenance: Ex-collection: Madame Jules Porgès
  • Exhibitions: Exhibited: C.U.M., The Greenleaf Collection, Textile Arts from the 16th to early 19th century," 22 Jan. – 9 May 1964, p. 14, no. 153
  • Dimensions: H x W: 28.8 x 28.5 cm (11 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Flounce fragment
  • Rights: Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
  • Medium: Medium: linen Technique: needle lace

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