Antwerp Pot Lace

Antwerp Pot Lace
Bobbin lace resembling early Mechlin showing a "pot" effect in the design. First made in Antwerp in the 17th century and was intended to supply the great demand for Mechlin. Also known as Flanders Lace and Point d'Anvers.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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