Antwerp Lace - (Textiles Dutch) Glossary of Antique Terms

Antwerp Lace - (Textiles, Dutch) Antwerp lace, is a bobbin lace distinguished by stylized two handled vase or flower pot motifs on a six point star ground. It originated in Antwerp, where in the 1600s an estimated 50% of the population of Antwerp was involved in lace making. Antwerp lace is also known, from its familiar repeated motif, as Pot Lace and in Dutch Pottenkant or Potten Kant


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