Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of lace sleeves
  • pair of lace sleeves, early 1800s?
  • Where object was made: Unknown
  • linen, cotton, straw, lace, embroidering
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2595.b,c

Ordinaire mesh ground called Alencon. Embroidered with straw and fine cotton thread. Neck piece semicircular and pointed ends. Sleeves same design with scalloped edges.