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Cravat End

A work made of linen, needle lace.
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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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Cravat End

Place

Flanders (Object made in)

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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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