Silhouette lace picture, balloon motif with steam

  • Year: 2019
  • Location: France

Silhouette lace picture, balloon motif with steam locomotive below, 1900. Cotton lace; xxxcm. This panel of machine-made lace was produced for the Exposition universelle, Paris, 1900. It shows symbols of modern progress – the railway locomotive, the electric telegraph, electric lights, and a balloon. Design variously attributed to lace manufacturers of Nottingham and Calais. Framed.

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