Exquisite Antique Hand Made Figural Lace & Linen Tablecloth. Authentic c1926 Mary Card Wild Clematis Flower & Bird Pattern. Rare Large 58 Round Supper Cloth.Snowy white linen and very finely hand crocheted DEEP fancy figural filet lace in Mary Card's SPECTACULAR Wild Clematis pattern featuring wild clematis flowers and blue wrens. The hand made lace drapes to an amazing 16 in the corners. This is a circa 1926 pattern that was featured on the cover of the Feb 1927 Needlecraft Magazine. Other charts in England and Australia called the birds Robins.
A Real Showpiece and truly an exquisite example of early filet crochet lace. Was the world's most talented and famous crochet lace designer. She designed exceptional and ornate filet crochet lace patterns from about 1910 up until her death in 1940.Her designs are truly spectacular, extremely collectible and considered investment pieces. This type of fancy filet crochet lace was very popular during the Victorian and Edwardian eras and every needlework and Woman's magazines featured amazing patterns by the crochet designers of the times. This item arrives freshly hand laundered, pressed and ready to display. Saving you the time, trouble and expense. This size is known as a Supper Cloth and measures a rarely found large round, 58 diameter. Beautiful as a table topper as shown. Quite the SHOWPIECE and a REAL Collector's Treasure! Don't let this one slip by!
Check our OTHER AUCTIONS and our STORE. For LOTS more gorgeous vintage & antique linens and lace. There is one tiny spot that I noticed upon ironing, but I couldn't find it again for a photo. Freshly hand laundered & pressed Crisp & Clean! Ready to use or proudly present as a gift!All of our linens come freshly laundered & pressed, as that is the ONLY way to detect even the most minor problem or flaw! This item arrives wrapped in. To preserve the vintage fibers for future storage. The item "WOW Antique MARY CARD Figural Lace Linen Tablecloth 58 Wild Clematis c1926" is in sale since Friday, June 10, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Kitchen & Table Linens\Tablecloths".
The seller is "shopfromyourseat" and is located in Orlando, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.