CIRCA 19THC. ORNATE BRUSSELS LACE SKIRT PANEL W/POINT DE GAZE ROSES. A truly beautiful Brussels lace skirt panel with amazing workmanship and a wonderful opulent design. There are large superb detailed ferns in the design, florals, vines and leaves with large shaped ornate vignettes containing beautiful Brussels Point De Gaze roses. Measuring approx. 42" down the front and at the back approx. 44-45"long and approx. 58" around the waist and approx 72-74" around the bottom. this is perfect to wear as a beautiful skirt or use to make this into a gown if desired or one could separate at the back and use in another way. The large ornate vignettes are all along the front and also on the back.In very good strong condition, a few openings, overall minor. This has it's original cream patina and seems rarely used.A wonderful item for the serious Brussels lace collector.
CIRCA 1880-1900, FINE BRUSSELS LACE LONG STOLE, SHAWL. A lovely Brussels lace stole measuring approx.101-102" by 20" wide.The design is quite ethereal with floral bouquets throughout the lace design and decorative flower swags along the edges with scattered Point de Esprit and scalloped edges. In very good strong condition, a couple of tiny openings, minor. The design is extremely pretty!
CIRCA 1880-1900, FRENCH ALENCON LACE CAPE/SHAWL. A large opulent lace cape/shawl measuring approx.21-22" around neckline, approx.54-55" down each side and also approx.. 54-55" measured down the center of the back. The circumference around the bottom is approx.166", this is a approximate measure.There are lovely swags and meandering vines, florals and leaves throughout the shawl. In good strong condition, a few openings, basically minor. The design is quite lush and it has a ethereal look.
CIRCA 19THC. ELABORATE LACE SKIRT PANEL WITH LARGE FLORALS. A beautiful Honiton or Brussels large skirt flounce measuring approx.132-135" by 44-45" across. The lace has it's original cream patina and seems unused. There are lovley delicate florals throughout the top part of the skirt and at the bottom there are ornate roses, flowers and large scale floral bouquets .There are roses and thistles in the design and quite grand larger size floral posies near the beautiful scalloped edges. The inverted flowers at the bottom are quite delightful! This is truly even more beautiful than the pictures . A stunning large flounce with a wonderful design. In good strong condition, it seems unused.
CIRCA 19THC. BEAUTIFUL BRUSSELS LACE SKIRT WITH POINT DE GAZE ROSES.This is such a beautiful skirt, ethereal and quite magical. The design and workmanship are superb with large florals, meandering vines and leaves and with lovely scattered Point de Esprit throughout the skirt. All along the the bottom part of the scalloped skirt there are beautiful large scale three dimensional heirloom roses with intricate tiny superb fillings. Measuring approx. 27" around waist. This of course can be made smaller by moving the hooks closer to your waist size. The skirt measures approx.44-45" long. There is a inner cream lining that has a 8" Brussels lace flounce so as to add fullness to the bottom of the skirt.. The circumference is approx. more than 130" around.It is difficult to measure so perhaps even more.It is very full.There are other Point de Gaze roses in the skirt and also most of the bobbin flowers have needle lace fillings at the center of the flowers. there are a few spots at the bottom of the gown, totally minor.The skirt is in excellent condition.
CIRCA 1880-1900,WONDERFUL AND RARE,TAMBOUR LACE CHRISTENING GOWN. A beautiful cream Tambour lace christening gown with a wide flounce of lace around the neckline, adorable puffed sleeves and original cream silk ribbons on the neckline, and sleeves. This gown has a cream separate slip . It is really rare to find these all lace gowns and especially one in such good condition and with it's original cream patina. Measuring approx. 40" long. A lovely item for the collector, doll, or baby.
CIRCA 18THC. RARE,ELABORATE CHILD'S QUILTED BONNET. Circa 1725-1779, , this cap has beautiful stylized flowers and what seems like hearts in the dense opulent design. The design and workmanship are quite superb .In good strong condition.A work of art, please also see the other bonnets that came from this important collection.A superb item for museum or collector
CIRCA 1770's, EXQUISITE AND RARE TRAPUNTO BABY BONNET. A gorgeous bonnet!the design is magical with corded quilting and entirely covered with french knots.There is such a amazing amount of work on this bonnet. the design has lovely long tendrils and tiny florals and leaves that emanate out from the back spreading out in such a perfect way. The contrasting colors of light grey and white are wonderful.Excellent in every way,perfect for serious collector or museum.
CIRCA 1770, RARE AND ORNATE TRAPUNTO BABY BONNET W/BOBBIN LACE . A stunning bonnet in every sense! Both in design and superior workmanship, this bonnet has stylized florals, cord quilted long vines with large florals and leaves and Drawnwork in the design. The bonnet has a wide hand made bobbin lace around the edge. Quite a treasure and a bonnet that is very rare.In good condition. A perfect item for museum or serious collector.
CIRCA 1800's,EXQUISITE BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE WITH GARDEN TOOLS,FLORALS. This Brussels Point de Gaze lace has one of the most unusual designs I have ever seen. First, the workmanship is superb, I can say that the pictures do not do this piece justice. It is so much more beautiful. The design is so profuse and elaborate and has a lovely garden theme. There are architectural trellis designs, oval vignettes filled with a sheaf of wheat, a rake, trowel and a scythe. Throughout the lace there are floral garlands, gorgeous floral sprays, bows, lilies of the valley, tulips and other flowers. The lace being so grand and unusual and with such a high level of lacework would have only been done on a hand made ground.This ground has scattered Point De Esprit on the few empty areas of the lace. Measuring approx. 25" by 10" wide,63.5cm by 25.4cm .There is one join near one edge, otherwise in very good condition. The lace has it's original patina and seems unused or certainly rarely used.
CIRCA 19THC. AMAZING 192", 487cm BORDER OF BINCHE LACE. A rare unused border of Binche lace measuring approx. 192 " by 2 1/2" wide, 487.68 cm by 6.35 cm. Interesting joyful lace with little cartouche designs that are quite quirky. The lace has a amazing amount of tiny detailed work. It is hard to believe that someone could do such detailed work, the tread is extremely fine. Unused and part of a museum deaccession of lace with a original label,"Made in Belgium" The lace has it's original patina and is in good condition. A wonderful piece for the collector.