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Cravat End

A work made of linen, needle lace.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of linen, needle lace.

Date:

1730-50

Artist:

Flanders, Brussels

About this artwork

Formal occasions required lace accessories for men as well as for women. These cravat ends would have been attached to a long rectangle of plain linen that was tied around the neck and knotted in the front to display the decorative lace ends. Only these ends have survived.

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Title

Cravat End

Origin

Flanders

Date

Made 1730–1750

Medium

Linen, needle lace

Dimensions

28.5 × 35.1 cm (11 1/4 × 13 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Howard Peabody through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1948.496

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