19th Century handmade Brussels mixed bobbin lace with Point de Gaze needle lace accents. Very good design, with raised petals and details on both the bobbin lace and needle lace motifs. Full berthe, about 1 1/4 round. About 5 inches deep, about 40 inches on the top inside edge.
Good condition overall, clean, ivory white. The usual expected handful of broken connections. See also our books on Point de Gaze and Youghal needle lace. 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. Handmade Brussels Mixed Bobbin Point de Gaze needle lace BERTHE costume" is in sale since Monday, August 14, 2017. 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.