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Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil

Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil

Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil    Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil
MUSEUM WORTHY, ACQUIRED FROM A LACE LECTURER WITH HER IDENTIFYING LABEL STILL ATTACHED - CLOSE UP EXPERT INSPECTION OF PHOTOS MAY REVEAL ITS CONSTRUCTION - the gimp is hand woven on with a six point ground & with half stitch infills which makes the pattern show better in black CHANTILLY lace. This is a very fine shawl and a wonderful rare existing example of this type of shawl in such great condition too.

A HUGE BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL - 1850s DRAMATIC, GOTHIC CHIC. The shawl has been treasured.

It formed part of a private collection of exquisite antique textiles belonging to a lady who lectured on antique lace & textiles and her identifying label remains intact. Large in size, approx 2 mtrs. The workmanship is truly stunning, a deep and elaborate border with decorative scalloped edge flank stylised formal arrangements of flowers in each corner interspaced with tied bouquets.

Garlands of foliage and tiny sprigs give an all over ground to the delicate web. A stunning antique versatile shawl or veil for reference, collection or wear.

Please see last photo - & PLEASE MAKE SURE TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS AND I WILL RESPOND PROMPT. The item "HUGE FINE ANTIQUE 1850 BLACK CHANTILLY FLORAL LACE SHAWLISH MANTILLA VEIL" is in sale since Thursday, March 16, 2017.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Lace/ Crochet/ Doilies". The seller is "thosedorisdays" and is located in poole, Dorset. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Type/ Features: Lace
  • Colour: Black

Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil    Huge Fine Antique 1850 Black Chantilly Floral Lace Shawlish Mantilla Veil