Lace collar

Description
In her book, A History of Lace, Frances Bury Palliser recalls similar articles for sale in the Copenhagen shops, ‘the work of poor gentlewomen’. Fashionable collar and cuff sets were decorated with ‘stars, crosses and other medieval designs’. Bury Palliser collected this cutwork collar of Copenhagen lace from the Countess Frisenbourg.
Accession Loan No.
28/2006/570
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
lace collar
Simple Name
collar
Full Name
Copenhagen cut work collar
Dimensions
length 300 mm; width 230 mm
Production Year High
1869
Production County
Copenhagen
Production Country
Denmark
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group


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