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Black lace shawl or mantilla
Black lace shawl or mantilla
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Bobbin-made Spanish Blond Silk Lace And Net
Dimensions:
200.7 x 101.6 cm (79 x 40 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1934.3.175
Acquisition Date:
1934-06-07
Credit Line:

Gift of Archer M. Huntington

True mantilla shape for a comb. The rectangle rises over the comb, and the flounced edge would be wrapped around the shoulders and cross in front.
See a similar piece in the catalogue of Laces & Embroideries in the Hispanic Society, plate XLVII.