CIRCA 1880-1900's,OPULANT MILANESE PANEL/BEDSPREAD W/FIGURES,FLORAL BASKETS. A lovely large handmade Bobbin and Needle lace Milanese bedspread or panel with ornate scrollwork and a central large needle lace vignette with a lady . There are eight large oval and round vignettes with pretty needle lace baskets with flowers and ribbons in the design. There is also a wide band of needle lace surrounding the outer part of the panel that connects the vignettes in the design. Measuring apprx. 103-105 " by 72" wide.This item would also make a wonderful wall panel if lined with silk at the back. In very good strong condition, seems unused.
CIRCA 19THC. SUPERB BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE SHAWL W/ROSES. A beautiful Brussels Point De Gaze lace shawl measuring apprx. 102" by 19-20" wide. A wonderful design, the ground on this lace is handmade and almost entirely covered with the design. There are large three dimensional roses measuring almost 3" , the ornate raised petals are superb. There are large floral bouquets, meandering vines, fine scrollwork with tiny needle lace fillings and scattered Point de Esprit throughout the lace. There are more than 80 roses with raised petals and there are also other flowers and tulips with raised three dimensional petals. A stunning design and excellent fine workmanship on this shawl.In mainly very good strong condition, there are a few small repairs but because the shawl has such a ornate full design, they tend to blend in. The shawl has it's original cream color.
RARE 19THC.BRUSSELS FINE BRUGE BOBBIN TRIANGULAR LACE SHAWL. A rare Brussels bobbin lace triangular shawl measuring apprx. 112" by 62" at widest part, centimeters 284.48 cm by 157.48 cm. The design is extremely ornate with large florals, meandering vines and elongated flowers with scrollwork throughout the shawl. The workmanship is fine and the thread is delicate and has a lovely light weight to it. The shawl has it's original patina , this was not washed and so retains it's original color.In very good strong condition, there might be a few minor openings, but I have not see them. A rare and beautiful Brussels lace item.
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MAGNIFICENT BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE PANEL/VEIL W/OVER 200 THREE DIMENSIONAL ROSES.Circa 1850.1860's, Museum quality piece of lace in every respect.A stunning Brussels Point De Gaze bedspread/panel/veil with over 200 three dimensional roses that have original padding in them. There are apprx. 44 extra large roses,108 large roses and apprx. 88 medium roses and throughout the panel workmanship that almost covers the entire piece. There are masses of meandering vines, and florals with opulent scrollwork throughout the lace. It is quite breathtaking, even more beautiful than pictures show. It is almost impossible to imagine the amount of time and skill that went into completing this piece. If this item was commissioned as a bedspread ,one can only imagine the amount of wealth the person had.I do not think that I have ever come across a piece with so many raised three dimensional roses.This of course can be used as a veil if desired.Measuring apprx. 86" by 76"..Apprx.212-218cm by 190-193cm.There is one corner missing a rose and a few openings, minor as the rest of the lace is in very good strong condition. Please feel fee to request more pictures. In all, top marks here!!Amazing workmanship and design! A magnificent Brussels lace! (Item #AL604)
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