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.
Currently Off View
- Cravat End
- Made 1730–1750
- Linen, needle lace
- 28.5 × 35.1 cm (11 1/4 × 13 3/4 in.)
- Gift of Mrs. Howard Peabody through the Antiquarian Society