CIRCA 1860's, EXQUISITE AND ORNATE,LARGE BRUSSELS LACE SHAWL. A stunning shawl!!! The design is opulent and lavish with large beautiful floral sprays throughout the lace, superb flower garlands and scrollwork. There are roses, tulips and delightful lily-of the valley flowers and other assorted flowers in the lace The shawl has meandering vines and delicate large leaves with scattered lovely Point De Esprit in the design. This is quite a voluminous and large cape shawl measuring approx. 94-95" by 62-64" ,approx.238cm by 158cm. The shawl comes with provenance and has it's original cream patina. In good strong condition, some tiny scattered openings and a few tiny repairs that are minor in every respect. In good strong condition, this shawl was used once as a wedding veil and was kept stored away in the estate.The shawl excels both in design and workmanship.
Item # AL1075