CIRCA 1780,FINE MUSLIN SHAWL,FISCHU W/TAMBOUR EMBROIDERY.A early white muslin square shawl or large fischu with meandering Tambour embroidery.There is a central medallion and then embroidery all along the edges and also on the fine scalloped edging ruffle. Measuring apprx. 47 by 46".In mainly very good strong condition but there are scattered small openings in embroidery,not sure perhaps when made?also a couple of age spots and a few tiny openings in lace edge.Overall it is surprising how this is in such good strong condition considering how fine and diaphanous the muslin is. So best to see as one could return for refund.Ideal for early costume display .(Item #EI53)
CIRCA 19THC. 202" OF LAVISH ORNATE IRISH CARRICKMACROSS LACE. Quite ornate handwork on this very long and wide Irish Carcickmacross lace. The lace has it's original cream color patina ,but could be bought up white as all lace was colored with tea infusions in those days as opposed to dyes.Measuring apprx. 202" by 21" wide,513.08 cm by 53.34 cm.The net is almost entirely covered with undulating vines, flowers and leaves with tiny flowers also all along the scalloped edges.Part of a museum deaccession of lace. This seems as if it was never used, a few tiny openings, a very small repair along a flower, absolutely minor. In very good strong condition. (Item #AL632)
CIRCA 18THC.LADIES CREAM SILK EMBROIDERED BAG W/POLYCHROME EMBROIDERY. Circa 1700's, a fine silk shield shaped bag with three sides having gold metallic and silk embroidery.One side has a silk brocade and so possibly original or added.The design of floral bouquets are tied on the end with a metallic ribbon with pretty polychrome silk embroidered roses,tulips, and bluebells in the design.Measuring apprx.5 1/2 by 4 1/2" at widest part.the side openings measure apprx. 3" across. Some age related wear but overall in very good strong condition.
CIRCA 19THC. RARE GIRL'S ORGANZA 2 PIECE BUSTLE DRESS W/LACE,RIBBONS.Circa 1880 a lovely 2 piece organza bustle dress for girl's.The bodices a creme cotton with inner stays,ruffled lace collar and cuffs and has pink silk bows.The skirt has gathered swags edged in lace over a cotton skirt with pleated hem ruffles, with the bottom of pink silk. This item has not been washed,a few age related stains, two small spots at back a few openings and mends, overall more minor. In strong condition. (Item #ACC240)