CIRCA 19THC. EXQUISITE BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE SHAWL. Exceptional in design and also the shawl has superb workmanship! A truly beautiful design with large ornate flower sprays inside wonderful shaped vignettes. the Point De Gaze is all done on hand made ground,in itself quite a feat.There are large exquisite heirloom roses with three dimensional petals, various tiny fillings in some of the swags and masses of meandering vines, lovely leaves and other types of flowers in the shawl with scattered Point De Esprit throughout the shawl. Measuring approx. 56" by 17" wide. In very good strong condition, a couple of very tiny openings, very minor. This looks as if it was rarely used or perhaps unused.The lace has it's original cream patina.A excellent example of Brussels Point De gaze lace.
Item # AL822