Pair of Lace Engageantes

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Pair of Lace Engageantes

Probably England, circa 1760
Costumes; Accessories
Linen embroidery (darning stitch and pulled fabric work) on cotton
3 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 38 in. (8.89 x 21.59 x 96.52 cm)
Costume Council Fund (M.82.26.2a-b)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Maeder, Edward et al.. An Elegant Art: Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1983.