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collar, lace

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    collar, linen, Venetian needlepoint lace, Point de Neige, remade or with new square mesh grounding in 19th century; design of stems, scrolls, strapwork, flowerheads in non-repeating pattern with headings on inside edge and border on three outside edges

    This collar is an example of Point de Neige lace technique. This type of lace is characterised by the tiny rosettes and stylized scrollwork. The design also includes strapwork and flowerheads in a non-repeating pattern with headings on inside edge and border on three outside edges of the collar.

    Alwynne Crowsen, Volunteer, Applied Arts
  • Place
  • Other Number
    T382
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
collar - full view
collar - full view

Artefact

  • Credit
    Victoria and Albert Museum collection, gift of Victoria and Albert Museum, collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, T382
  • Production
    unknown (lacemaker)
    VeniceItalyEurope
    Late 17th Century
    point de neige/needlepoint/lace/needlework
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › linen (material)
    linen
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length (approximate) : 420mm
      (l 420mm x w 70mm)
    • width : 70mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 03 Personal Artifacts (Category)
    › Clothing (Classification)
    › Clothing Accessories (Sub-classification)
    › Collar (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    21 October 1996

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