Flounce Fragment, late 17th–early 18th century Medium: linen Technique: Brussels style bobbin lace. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf. 1962-50-141.
What is this?
Flounce of Brussels-style lace with alternating pattern of a dancing female figure attended by a winged putto enclosed by a rocaille decoration and a centrally placed potted tree set on a table that is flanked by figures dressed as American Indians. Motifs are surrounded by geometric motifs and other rocaille forms.