Remarkable length of 19th C. Handmade Belgian Point de Venise needle lace. Pattern repeat is about 16 to 18 inches long. Note one end is the original starting point for making the lace. Apparently meant for an English market, the label has space for both meters and yards.
6 1/2 is listed in yards, and is the actual length of this piece. New old stock - never used. See also our books on Point de Gaze and Youghal needle lace. With small pieces for study, craft, decor.
See our other listings of books on antique lace, which are excellent study guides to identify and collect vintage lace. Also some pieces have been featured on our informational website, LaceCurator info. Watch also for other lace pieces -- occasionally pieces featured in my books are put up for sale as I rotate the collection to find new old pieces to feature in stories on my websites. The item "Remarkable New Old stock Belgian Point de Venise needle lace COLLECTOR" is in sale since Sunday, December 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Lace, Crochet & Doilies\Other Antique Lace & Crochet".
The seller is "lacemerchant" and is located in Whiting, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.