The ground of the lace is extremely fine and so also perhaps handmade. The lace has it's original cream patina and was never washed, it was stored very well and is in very good strong condition. The design is quite lavish , there are large beautiful bouquets of flowers, ornate flower swags, elongated leaves and other florals and scattered Point De Esprit throughout the lace.Excellent design and workmanship on this lovely Brussels flounce. All items we list need to be laundered. Please be aware that at times there may be delays due solely to the Post Office. _gsrx_vers_632 GS 6.9.8 (632). The item "ANTIQUE LACE- EXQUISITE 19THC BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE 152 inches, 368.08cm" is in sale since Tuesday, March 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Lace, Crochet & Doilies\Other Antique Lace & Crochet". The seller is "mithya" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.