CIRCA 19THC.EXQUISITE BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE TRIANGULAR SHAWL. A very beautiful cream Brussels Point De Gaze lace triangular shawl measuring apprx. 96" by 35" at widest part,apprx. 243.84 cm by 88.9cm. The design is quite lavish and heavily encrusted with scrollwork, there are roses with three dimensional petals, and swags of flowers meandering vines and florals and scattered Point De esprit throughout the shawl.The shawl is excellent in design and workmanship and retains its original cream patina. In very good strong condition, a few tiny minor openings. This shawl does not seem as if it was used much at all and so a wonderful items for the collector of fine Brussels lace.
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CIRCA 1920, HANDMADE CANTON SHAWL W/POLYCHROME EMBROIDERY.There is wonderful hand embroidery on this beautiful silk Canton embroidered shawl.Vibrant colors on the florals and exceptional workmanship.The design has undulating vines, roses and a array of other wonderful flowers .Measuring approx. 65" to include wide border of 17-18" Macrame border.The shawl has a good weight and looks magnificent on.In very good strong condition, seems as if it was rarely used.
CIRCA 18THC.RARE DRESDEN LACE APRON W/MATCHING KERCHIEF.Circa mid 1700's, a rare matching Dresden lace apron front and matching kerchief.The finest and lightest muslin is embroidered with fine whitework flowers and leaves with meandering vines , flowers and leaves all along the kerchief and apron edge. The apron front also has scattered small florets throughout the design.A elegant symmetry in the naturalistic design and quite beautiful both in design and in the exceptional workmanship .In mainly very good condition for it's age but it does have some small repairs done in their time on apron and a few small openingsand a few tiny age or rust spots. The repairs were done at a early date and are quite fine. Measuring apprx.36 " long for the apron, 49" across for kerchief ,22" at widest part.It is quite rare to find a matching early set like this.A nice item for the early collector.
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CIRCA 1900, LUMINOUS TRAINED SILK AND LACE WEDDING GOWN,SHOES. A lovely shimmering cream wedding dress with matching silk cream shoes. A gorgeous ensemble with a beautiful design and lovely large ribbon rosettes and trailing ribbons with a voluminous pretty skirt. There are three layers on the skirt ,there is lovely silk chiffon organdy ,silk and under that a heavier muslin with pleated edges and ribbons.The bodice measures apprx. 16 across chest,24 inches around the waist.The skirt measures apprx.22-24 inches around waist, 48-50 inches down the front , the back measures apprx. 65".The shoes measure apprx. 9 1/2". The ensemble is in very good condition overall and displays beautifully.There is some shattering on inner silk and a few reattachments needed on pleated area.There is damage on the edge of the train and a area that is missing the pleated edge, inner stiffer muslin has age related stains and there is damage on the inner silk.I dont think these need to be replaces as they are not apparent when gown is on display.Overall,very good strong condition.. The shoes are in very good condition, a couple of scuff marks. This ensemble was worn once. It was donated to a museum at some point in time and so was kept quite well.The silk is quite luminous. This a a beautiful ethereal ensemble,one can only imagine this bride looked absolutely stunning.