CIRCA 18THC.RARE DRESDEN LACE APRON W/MATCHING KERCHIEF


CIRCA 18THC.RARE DRESDEN  LACE APRON W/MATCHING KERCHIEF.Circa mid 1700's, a rare matching Dresden lace apron front and matching kerchief.The finest and lightest muslin is embroidered with fine whitework flowers and leaves with meandering vines , flowers and leaves all along the kerchief and apron edge. The apron front also has scattered small florets throughout the design.A elegant symmetry in the naturalistic design and quite beautiful both in design and in the exceptional workmanship .In mainly very good condition for it's age but it does have some small repairs done in their time on apron and a few small openingsand a few tiny age or rust spots. The repairs were done at a early date and are quite fine. Measuring apprx.36 " long for the apron, 49" across for kerchief ,22" at widest part.It is quite rare to find a matching early set like this.A nice item for the early collector.

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