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Mantilla black
Mantilla black
Date:
ca. 1880
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Spanish Blond Lace
Dimensions:
104 x 238 cm (40 15/16 x 93 11/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
54490
Acquisition Date:
1933-12-06
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Wright

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 of the Hispanic Society, plate XLVII. Very poor condition, repaired with net underlining.