CIRCA 1890-1900,EXQUISITE SILK FIGURAL CANTON EMBROIDERED SHAWL W/GARDENS,FLORALS. The design and amount of hand embroidery on this superb Canton silk shawl is quite extraordinary. Measuring apprx. 60-61" across with additional 25 inches for Macrame fringe, 154.94cm with additional 63.50cm for fringe. The shawl is almost entirely covered with the designs, there are over apprx. 80 figures, numerous architectural pagodas, building, boats , bridges,birds, butterflies, florals, landscapes and roses.The amount of workmanship is quite astonishing in very respect.The scenes show marketplaces, temples, various people enjoying the landscapes, flower sellers and other people in their boats. In very good condition, only one tiny pin dot,minor. This shawl was certainly made for someone very wealthy, it was cared for and almost seems unused. (Item #AS82)
CIRCA 1900, ELEGANT 185" BURANO LACE BANQUET TABLECLOTH. Elegant and refined in every way.A very beautiful Italian tablecloth made with the finest linen with ornate insertions of Burano lace. Some of the vignettes contain lovely florals and swags and other have musical instruments in the design. There is Drawnwork connecting all the design with a wide fine lace border all around the center and again on the scalloped edges of the cloth. Measuring apprx. 185 by 70", in centimeters 469.9 by 177.8cm. A wonderful clothing every way.In very good contain, one tiny spot spot, absolutely minor. This cloth seems rarely used. (Item #ALT133)
CIRCA 19THC.LADIES LACE SHAWL W/BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LACE. A fine ladies lace shawl with Tambour embroidered sprigs of flowers and a surrounding wide ruffle of Buckinghamshire lace.Measuring apprx. 44 By 47 inches with a additional ruffle that measures apprx. almost 4 inches.In very good condition, a few small spots from storage. Good strong condition. (Item #AL655)
CIRCA 1900,ELABORATE HAND MADE ITALIAN BEDSPREAD W/CUPIDS,FIGURALS,ANIMALS. A large handmade Italian bedspread with Filet lace , Reticella, raised satin stitch embroidery and insertions of Needlelace.Measuring apprx.105 by 85" wide with scalloped Filet lace edging. there are central large Filet lace vignettes filled with playful cupids, over 38 Filet squares and rectangular Filet figural insertions that include animals, brides etc. A lovely bedspread that is much nicer in person as it was difficult to photograph the many designs. Good workmanship and a great design.In good strong condition, a few minor openings in Filet. This item was rarely used.(Item #ALB67)
CIRCA 1920's,INTRICATE FRENCH NORMANDY LACE BEDPREAD,TABLECLOTH W/VALENCIENNE LACE.Quite a beautiful French Normandy lace bedspread or tablecloth measuring apprx. 101-102 by 85 inches wide.The design is very full and ornate with many round and oval Fond De Bonet vignettes .On each end there is a wide Valencienne lace ruffle, on the edges along the length each side has a more narrow edge. It seems because there is a mirror image this can also be used for a tablecloth.In very good strong condiiton.This is a very good example the French Normandy laces made in France during the 1920's. (Item #ALB66)
CIRCA 19THC.TWO FLOUNCES OF BRUSSELS LACE W/POINT DE GAZE ROSES. Two lovely Brussels lace flounces with large Point de Gaze roses. The design is quite pretty, with oval vignettes filled with small Point De Gaze rose florals and leaves surrounded by small three dimensional leaf designs.The scalloped edges have large ornate three dimensional roses. Measuring apprx.42 by 6 1/4" wide, the other measures apprx. 44 by 6 1/4" wide. The lace has it's original cream patina, seems unused and is in good condition. (Item # AL654)
CIRCA 19THC.BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE FLOUNCE #2. A very ornate Brussels Point De Gaze flounce measuring apprx. 101 " by 10" wide, 256.4 cm by 25.4 centimeters. The ground is embellished throughout with beautiful floral sprays,Needle lace fillings, roses and leaves with scattered Point De Esprit throughout. In very good strong condition, with original cream patina, a few tiny scattered openings at top where it was attached, minor.Please see the other listings with the same design, this is part of a 10 yard overall length of Brussel lace.This lace matches AL644 and AL652. (Item #AL653)
CIRCA 19THC.BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE #1. A very ornate Brussels Point De Gaze flounce measuring apprx. 123 " by 10" wide, 312.42 cm by 25.4 centimeters. The ground is embellished throughout with beautiful floral sprays,Needle lace fillings, roses and leaves with scattered Point De Esprit throughout. In very good strong condition, with original cream patina, a few tiny scattered openings at top where it was attached, minor.Please see the other listings with the same design, this is part of a 10 yard overall length of Brussel lace.This lace matches AL644 and AL.653. (Item #AL652).