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Flounce

Unknown1885/1894

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Flounce of embroidered net lace from a wedding dress. Silk net with cotton machine embroidery in imitation of needle-run net. The design is composed of vertical stripes of joined feathery scrolls containing little rosettes alternating with stripes of sprays of roses and leaves united by incomplete lozenge shapes. The lower edge is scalloped, and with additional leafy scroll decoration.

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  • Title: Flounce
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1885/1894
  • Location: Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 29 in, Width: 35.5 in
  • Provenance: Given by Mrs R. Rubens
  • Medium: Machine-embroidered silk net lace in cotton

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