2037. Mechlin bobbin lace long lappet

  • 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

use of pattern to construct end

whole pattern showing construction from mirror imaged lengths. unusual design, not feminine style

whole pattern showing construction from mirror imaged lengths. unusual design, not feminine style

1-30cms

1-30cms

31-60cms

31-60cms

61-81cms

61-81cms

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?

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?

 

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