CIRCA 18THC. INTRICATE ARGENTAN LACE BORDER. Excellent in every way! I love this fine Argentan border. The lacework and of course the design is absolutely superb.Measuring approx. 32" by , almost 2 1/2". There are tiny roses all along the bottom of the scalloped edge and there are fine garlands at the top and oval vignettes filled with fine needlelace fillings. A beautiful lace! In good strong condition, a few tiny openings.,minor.
Item # AL766
CIRCA 19THC. LOVELY FINE BRUSSELS LACE BORDER. A beautiful design and fine workmanship on this lovely Brussels lace border . Measuring approx.21" by 4".In good condition, the lace has it's original cream patina. This is a charming piece!
Item # AL765
CIRCA 1750's, FINE ARGENTAN LACE BORDER. The design is quite charming.there are floral swags at the bottom of the lace with sweet flowers and scattered florets throughout the lace.Measuring approx. 23" by 3 1/2". In good condition.
Item # AL764
CIRCA 18THC. BEAUTIFUL BORDER OF ARGENTAN LACE.A lovely design and very good workmanship on this Argentina lace border. Measuring approx. 31" by 3" wide. Tiny roses are at the top with pretty vignettes filled with tiny fillings and intricate floral and leaf design at the bottom of the border. The lace is lovely! There are a few openings but overall in good strong condition.
CIRCA 1860's,BRUSSELS DUCHESSE LACE COLLAR W/POINT DE GAZE. A large Brussels Duchesse lace bertha collar with a ornate design and large vignettes filled with the finest Needle lace fillings. In good strong condition.
Item # AL762
CIRCA 1880-1900,LARGE IRISH CROCHET BERTHA LACE COLLAR. It is rare to find a Irish Crochet bertha collar this size. there is fine workmanship and a very pretty design. Collars like this were usually worn around the shoulders on the dresses of that period but this can also be worn as a Fischu or can be used so that it has a jabot at the front. A versatile item to wear or useful for period costume.In very good strong condition.
Item # AL760
CIRCA 1900's, LOVELY ORNATE TAMBOUR LACE BEDSPREADS, CURTAINS. A beautiful design on these Tambour Lace bedspreads that also would be great as curtains or items for four poster beds.Measuring approx. 112-114" by 70" wide for each panel. The design of large vignettes containing lovely raised satin stitched embroidery on the large roses and undulating vines and florals with pretty scalloped edges. These seem unused and in good strong condition with original cream patina. The net is strong and has good weight and so they drape very nicely.
C. 19THC.RARE TAMBOUR LACE COLLAR W/LONG LAPPETS,RIBBON, VALENCIENNE LACE. Quite rare and beautiful! Circa 1880-1900, Edwardian era pelerine and lappets with long pretty embroidered wide lappets containing embroidered floral, ribbon work insertions and edges with Valenciennes lace.There is original ribbons on the edges but also at the back of the pelerine. A perfect item for display on antique clothing of that era as these rarely turn up in the marketplace. This item is part of a collection that came from a very prominent New England estate.many of the lace pieces seemed unused.The lace has it's original cream patina and is in good strong condition.
Item # AL759
CIRCA 1880-1900, GRACEFUL TAMBOUR LACE SHAWL. A very pretty long Tambour lace shawl with fine ornate undulating floral vines.that measure 22" deep and all along the edges. The rest of the shawl has masses of tiny florets. Measuring approx. 90" by 25". The ornate edges measure 22"deep on each end and the rest of the shawl has wonderful tiny floret sprigs. The shawl has scalloped edges all around. A very graceful shawl. In good , unused condition.
Item # AL758
CIRCA 19THC. LOVELY SILK COLLAR W/EMBROIDERY, TASSELS.Circa late 1800's, a lovely cream silk collar with exceptional design and workmanship. There is elaborate embroidery ,lace scattered seed beads and wonderful tassels on each shaped edge and smaller tassels along the collar In good strong condition, a couple of tassels missing on edge, minor. This collar seems unused or rarely used and came from a very important estate in New England.
Item # AL757