EXQUISITE 19THC. BRUSSELS LACE WEDDING VEIL. WEDDING VEIL.A very beautiful Brussels lace wedding veil that came from a very good collection . The veil has it's original cream patina and seems as if it was never used. Measuring approx. almost 80", centimeters 203.2cm.. There is a deep floral, vine and leaf design in each corner that measures apprx.19" and then a wide 6" border all around of florals and the veil is scattered throughout with pretty florets. In amazing goo0d strong condition and has it's original patina.
CIRCA 1900's, RARE AND SUPERB WATERED SILK RIBBON QUILT WITH ROSES. Quite a amazing item! I have never seen anything like this in all my time selling. The quality and beauty of the watered silk designs are truly wonderful. There are polychrome colors, shades of pink, blue, green, purple, yellow and all with such beautiful watered silk flowers. A amazing amount of roses and flowers, swags of flowers and wreaths throughout the bedspread.As anyone in the trade knows, this amount of watered silk ribbons in good strong condition is so very rare.This came from a important estate with provenance and actually seems unused. It must have been made and then stored away as the colors are all vibrant. The quilt measures approx.80" by almost 80"and the lining is green.In very good condition, there is one 4"by 4" stain near one edge due to storage, this can easily be replaced if desired by adding a silk ribbon.For the watered silk ribbon collector it certainly not not get any better than this.
CIRCA 1900, ORNATE BRUSSELS DUCHESSE PLACEMAT SET. A unused Brussels Lace placemat set consisting of 1 large round centerpiece measuring approx. 30", 12 round placemat setting measuring approx. almost 10" and 12 smaller coaster measuring approx.6 1/2". A fine linen center with a good wide border of Brussels Duchesse lace on all the items.Some minor storage spots, items have not been laundered.In good strong unused condition.
CIRCA 1900,APPENZELL PLACEMATS W/LADY,GENTLEMEN, CHILD,MUSICIAN. A wonderful Appenzell placemat set consisting of 10 ornate placemats .There are 6 of one design and 5 matching placemats with a different design. One scene has a lady, gentleman and young girl in elaborate period dress sitting on a bench in their garden. There is so much detailed whitework embroidery and in the scalloped punch work all around the edges there are rose garlands.The other scene has a musician playing his lyre in a landscaped garden with a woman and her daughter in lovely period dresses.There are pretty scattered florals vines and tiny flowers scattered throughout the design. The placemats measure approx.17" by 11". In good strong condition.
CIRCA 19THC. EXQUISITE BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE BERTHA COLLAR. A wonderful Brussels Point de Gaze lace collar in every single way. The design is absolutely brilliant, with detailed work that surpasses many of the Point De Gaze lace collars that I have come across. It is quite grand, with beautiful large flowers with raised cordonnet, grand flourishes of elaborate scrollwork with tiny assorted Needs lace fillings everywhere. with hand made ground and scattered Point De Esprit.There are small flowers all along the top of the collar with additional florals all along the gently scalloped edges.Measuring approx.40" by 5" wide.The design is superb but what really impresses me is the quality of the workmanship, it is detailed, precise and quite amazing. This lace comes from a very good collection. The family were originally from England but made there way to the United States in the early 1600's and made their way to New England where they have a long lineage, many being involved in state and national politics. The collar is in very good condition, it has it's original patina and seems unused.
CIRCA 19THC. ELEGANT AND FINE BRUSSELS LACE FLOUNCE. A lovely fine long flounce of Brussels lace measuring approx.85" by 4" wide,215.9cm by 10.16 cm. The design is extremely elegant and refined with ethereal scattered Point De Esprit in the needle and bobbin lace florals ,scrollwork and meandering vines.The lace has it's original cream patina, seems unused and is part of a good collection of lace that comes with provenance.
Item # AL719
CIRCA 19THC. RARE WHITE CHANTILLY LACE LAPPET.A very beautiful and rare white Chantilly lace lappet with absolute superb workmanship and beautiful ornate design. There are large floral sprays, elaborate shaped vignettes and scrollwork. the flowers and all the leaves are shaded with a fine raised cordonnet. The lappet has such a air of grace about it,the lacemaker was certainly someone so skilled in her art that she could create such a wonderful piece of art.My camera has not been able to capture this beauty in the right way.Please know, this is even more remarkable in person. In unused good condition, with it's original cream patina, a couple of tiny light minor storage stains. This item came for a good lace collection, the family originally came from England and became very important in New England and in other parts of the country.Please see the other items we are listing from this lace collection.
Item # AL718
CIRCA 1870's, BEAUTIFUL RARE CHANTILLY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. A wonderful hand made Chantilly lace handkerchief that comes from a good collection with provenance. There is a fine lawn center that is white, our pictures actually make it look as if the center is cream but it is not.We will try and change the pictures as soon as we can as the fine white lawn only enhances the superb Chantilly lace.Such beautiful workmanship , the thread is so very fine, the design and quality of workmanship are superb. Measuring approx. almost 15". I have not seen such a wonderful Chantilly handkerchief in such good condition.It seems unused, the quality of the lawn and lace are exquisite. This item is so much more beautiful than pictures show. Beautiful in every way!
Item # AL717