The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of June 24, 2024

Border with Double-Headed Birds and Vases with Vines and Flowers

Border with Double-Headed Birds and Vases with Vines and Flowers

19th century
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

This lace was given to the museum by Louise Tifft Brown, a native Clevelander who became an expert in lace while living in Venice for 35 years.

Description

Double-headed birds alternating with flowering vases appear on this filet/lacis lace. The pattern repeats horizontally, with organic spirals which burst into the upper and lower registers.
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1933.344