Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Neckpiece

Date:
ca. 1870
Culture:
Belgian
Medium:
linen
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Alice Pentlarge Kleeman in memory of Mrs. Rafael Pentlarge, 1957
Accession Number:
2009.300.1939
Not on view
This neckpiece, in its original form, was made to be worn under a jacket. Brussels point de gaze lace was much favored in the Victorian period. This is a good example of the typical motifs and variety of fillings used in its design.
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