- Type: Mechlin
- Purpose: Lappet
- Date: 1745-1760
- Colour: natural
- Width: 4.5cms
- Length: 81cms
- Notes: The pattern repeat is at 18cms.
- Catalogue No: 2909
use of pattern to construct end
whole pattern showing construction from mirror imaged lengths. unusual design, not feminine style
only staining – does this suggest it was worn as a double frill by a gentleman? There are no attachment threads and no holes made by pins. Was this only worn once as a cravat frill, wine spilled on it, and never used again?