This is a fine and beautiful Honiton lace handkerchief, dating from the late 19th century. Wonderful naturalistic design showing two different butterflies, ferns and viola flowers with leaves.Excellent condition, possibly unused but it has been laundered at some point and is now an off white colour. It measures 15.2 ins square. This is similiar to the work of Emma Radford - examples in the Metropolitan Museum New York and the Honiton Museum in Devon. The item "Antique/vintage fine Honiton lace handkerchief butterflies and violas" is in sale since Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Lace/ Crochet/ Doilies". The seller is "derbeatle" and is located in Cheltenham. This item can be shipped worldwide.