This is a rare drawnwork lace kerchief or fichu made by using a needle to manipulate the threads of this gauzy and incredibly delicate handkerchief. You won't believe how light and airy it is in hand.
Dates to the early 19th century approx 1820 Regency period, possibly earlier. Extremely Rare work to find and highly collectible.The motif is in all four corners. From an advanced collector's estate. Measurements Approx 21" x 20". The item "Vtg Antique Rare Dresden Whitework Lace Early 19th Century Shawl Pelerine" is in sale since Tuesday, January 23, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Lace, Crochet & Doilies\Other Antique Lace & Crochet". The seller is "twist-in-time" and is located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Reunion.