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Cravat End (France), 1695–99

This is a Cravat end. It is dated 1695–99 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen and its technique is needle lace, late 17th to early 19 c. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Lace in Concert.

This object was bequest of 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; Previously owned by Charles Ilke ; 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.

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