18th Century Cravats

  • Met 2009.300.3413, a linen needle lace cravat end, France, fourth quarter of the 17th century
  • V&A T.158-1992, muslin, with needle lace ends, Italy, 1690s
  • LACMA AC1993.202.1, fragment of a man's cravat, Venetian-type needle lace made in France or Italy in the late 17th century
  • Met 30.135.143, linen needle lace (point de France) cravat end, France, late 17th century
  • Met 09.68.158, needle lace cravat end, France, late 17th century
  • Met 09.68.159, needle lace cravat end, France, late 17th century
  • Met 34.143.1, needle lace cravat, Italy, late 17th century
  • V&A 796-1890, a needle lace cravat end, France, c. 1700
  • Met 06.664a/06.664b, pair of cravat ends, bobbin lace, Flanders, c. 1700
  • Met 2009.300.3467, a bobbin lace cravat end, Flanders, early 18th century
  • Met 09.68.200, bobbin lace cravat end, Milan, early 18th century
  • Met 09.68.210, bobbin lace cravat end, Flanders, early 18th century
  • Met 34.119.2/34.119.3, pair of bobbin lace cravat ends, early 18th century
  • Met 19.79.2, needle lace cravat, France, 18th century
  • Met 35.80.46, needle lace cravat, France, 18th century
  • Met 34.43.3/34.143.4, pair of bobbin lace cravats, France, 18th century
  • PMC 1990-1-2, a cravat end in Brussels bobbin lace with “many allusions to Louis XIV and his military victories,” c. 1700-1715
  • MAK T 3708/1884, linen bobbin lace, Brussels, first quarter of the 18th century
  • V&A 154-1893, a bobbin lace cravat end, Brussels, 1720s
  • Met 2009.300.3500, a lace cravat end, Flanders, 1720-1740
  • Met 2009.300.6235, linen, Belgium, 2nd quarter of the 18th century
  • Unfashionable at mid-century; “The stock with buckle made of plate / has put the cravat out of date,” writes Laurence Whyte in 1742
  • Cooper-Hewitt 1962-50-17, cravat end in bobbin lace with Minerva in a tulip garden, mid-18th century
  • Met 26.283, cravat end or rabat made in Flanders in the mid-18th century in bobbin lace (point d'Angleterre)
  • Met 48.41.1, cravat end in bobbin lace, Flanders, mid-18th century
  • LACMA M.63.15.3, linen lace, France, c. 1795