Cravat End (France), 1695–99
This lace cravat end celebrates the marriage of the Duke of Burgundy, the petit Dauphin, to Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy in 1697. Royal designer Jean Bérain’s influence is evident in the vertical arrangement of motifs. The Dukes of Anjou and Berry crouch beside the Duke of Burgundy, located in the center.
This object was
Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).
It is credited
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 28.5 x 41 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Cravat End (France), 1695–99; linen; H x W: 28.5 x 41 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-50-18-b
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design.