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Lace bonnet bottom (front)

Cité de la dentelle et de la mode

Cité de la dentelle et de la mode

In the 18th century, women wore a white cap at all times. In wealthy circles, it was often laced. Here, the bottom of the bonnet has a particularly elaborate pattern: two angels on top of a bird facing each other, against a background of vegetation.

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  • Title: Lace bonnet bottom (front)
  • Physical Dimensions: 21,5 x 28
  • Type: Hand-made lace (patch bobbins), Brussels style
  • Medium: Linen
  • period: 1715-1730
  • Inventory number: CiDM 1954.14.16 (1)
  • Conservatory storage: Calais, France

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