We are pleased to offer for your consideration absolutely rare and gorgeous. ANTIQUE CIRCA 1800's - 1890... ENTIRELY HANDMADE HUGE & HEAVY. ITALIAN POINT DE VENISE NEEDLELACE IVORYLIGHT ECRUCREAM BANQUET TABLECLOTH or THROW. With EXQUISITE HIGHLY SKILLED DETAILED WORKMANSHIP, FEATURES ALLOVER SCROLLING.CONTINUOUS MEDALLION DESIGN with FLORALS, LEAVES... Tablecloth is extremely long banquet size measuring approximate : 170" Long X 65" Wide (has not been ironed and would probably add a couple inches if it were). Last photo shows the tablecloth & white paper for better viewing of color which is not exactly ecru, and not exactly cream or ivory, but something in-between. Attributed most likely back to the middle - late 19th Century. This antique tablecloth is a wonderful skillfully made example of NEEDLELACE, as reminiscent of a very grand and regal period in lace & linens. It is not so called "antique lace" from China what we can find in mass in today's market, but really authentic antique and rare entirely handmade needlelace piece! This lace piece was stored laundered away for a long time.
We see some expected breaks to the lace elements ere and there, and a few not major faint marksstains (hardly noticeable on the photos) here and there, please, refer to photos. We didn't try to wash and did not iron this tablecloth in a reason not to damage this beauty. This tablecloth came from smoke free and pet free environment. We receive all our antiques from the famous San Francisco auctions and they never inform us about item history. Please, visit our other auctions for more interesting and rare items: you never know what you will find!
Our merchandise is collectible antique or vintage, it is not new and not flawless and has lived a long. Storage spots, yellowish marks, spots, unless stated in description. We do not launder, dry-clean or press. We don't mark merchandise below paid value - such behavior is prohibited by the LAW!! The item "Antique Point De Venise Italian Needlelace Extra Long Banquet Tablecloth 170x65" is in sale since Tuesday, January 7, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Lace, Crochet & Doilies\Tablecloths". The seller is "vapar23" and is located in Hayward, California.
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