The Province of Brabant ordered the medals for its members from the Brussels jeweller Hoosemans. Godfried Devreese was commissioned to engrave the obverse on which he personifies Brabant through its most famous industry : lace. The reverse was not engraved by Devreese and was probably provided by Hoosemans or his staff.
|Title||The Lace Maker|
|Signatures, inscriptions, and markings||location at the front, at the right: PROVINCE de BRABANT|
|signatures (names) at the front, left: G. DEVREESE|
|name on the reverse: CONSEIL PROVINCIAL|
|Object type||art medal|
|Art & Architecture Thesaurus||300189808 figures (representations) AAT|
female sex; woman
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
41D2652 lace Iconclass
61D(BRABANT) geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (BRABANT) Iconclass
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