CIRCA 19THC. RARE WHITE CHANTILLY LACE LAPPET
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