CIRCA 1770, FINE BRUSSELS LACE LAPPET. The gossamer flax thread is so very fine that this lappet feels as if a feather is in your hand.A elegant design with vrai drochel ground, the pretty sprigs of scattered florets in the lappet . Finely worked scalloped edges are decorated with  florals, vines and leaves.A natural join in the middle where the lappet might have been separated for wear.,a couple of minor tiny openings,otherwise  in very good condition. (Item #AL115)