French - Lace Flounce, 17th century

French

Lace Flounce, 17th century

Linen, needle lace, 294.6 x 24.5 cm (116 x 9 5/8 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

T25bai85

Description

Pattern: Urns, lozenge, medallions, leaves, floral, fruit

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the art and antiques dealer Enrique Gomez, Madrid, on 23 March 1888 for 4,000 pesetas.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 207.
Adolph S. Cavallo. Textiles: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1986), p. 132, no. 71.


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Commentary

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