ANTIQUE LACE
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Whitework & Lawns

 
In this website you can find lace from the 16th century: cutwork and pulled threadwork, punto in aria to finest Venetian needlepoint and outstanding Flemish lace. Then there are the examples of magnificent French lace such as point de France, Alencon, Argentan, Argentella and of course point de Sedan to mention just a few. You may also find  eighteenth century delicate Brussels lace and the extravagant point de gaze 0f the 19th century. Many more examples of delightful laces such as Honiton and Buckingham in England, also Ireland with its famous lace schools of the 19th century produce many examples of wonderful lace.
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Below this page you can find items of linen and other needlework


 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. K27.2JS is a fine 18th century  Dresden or Baltic work  fichu, it is exquisite pulled thread work. It measures: 107 x 14cms. Condition: Good. Price: 1200 GBP

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. K27.1JS is a white-work skirt panel, this panel is the very best example of white-work, flowers butterflies birds and the most exquisite needlework filings. It measures: 96 x 69 cms at the top it measures: 32cms. Condition: good. Price: 750 GBP

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. K24.10JS is a very fine lawn pillow or cousin cover with Valenciennes lace and a coronet.  It measures: 77 x 77cms. Price: 375 GBP

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. K24.9JS is a set of four 19th century linen pillows/cushion  covers. Each measures: 60 x 46cms. Price: 425 GBP

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. J30.1  is a very interesting white work piece, at first glance it looks like a lace made in Devon before one realises that it is worked on linen. We are not sure of its origin apart from what it says on the label. Price: 175 GBP

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. H69.3 is a white Dresden/Baltic pulled threadwork  fichu worked with double lawn to create that wonderful workmanship. From one end to the V it measures: 80 x 28cms. condition: good. Sold  Price: 800

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. H68.D1 is a Dresden work? handkerchief. It measures: 45 x 45cms. Condition: small darns and stains in the linen and a few small tears on the work see photos. Price: 300 GBP

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. H68.C2 is a fine Dresden work fichu border. It measures from one end to the V end 70 x 12cms. Condition: some faults see photos. Price: 320 GBP

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. H68.13 is a very fine Dresden work single lappet. This lappet shows the most extraordinary work that can be done with a simple  piece of lawn. It is almost impossible to us to think of such skills where possible - but there it is for you to look and make up your mind! It measures:   49 x 10cms. Condition: good.   Sold Price: 800

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. H68.15 is a length of lawn showing the process of being made into a beautiful lappet. An interesting piece to display in an museum.  It measures: 76 x 8cms. Sold  Price: 125  

 

Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. H68.14 is an 18th century fine whitework lappet . It is interesting to see the original lawn been transformed into a beautiful work of arte. It measures: 88 x 9cms. Condition: minor faults see photos.  Sold  Price: 550

 

Antique lace page four - stock no. G.16 is a fine 18th century Dresden work sampler. This sampler is composed of 65 different examples of drawn thread work. It is wonderful to see the extensive variety of work that can be done with just a small piece of lawn. It measures: 23 x 10cms. Condition: good. Sold  Price: 850

 

Antique lace page four - stock no. H44.1 is a very beautiful mid 18th century Dresden work fichu border showing many deferent patterns. It measures: two sides of 80cms long by 22cms at the V end. Condition: a few minor old stains otherwise very good.  Sold  Price: 680

 

Antique lace page four - stock no. H12.1  is a fine 18th century Dresden work fichu. It measures: 123 x 58cms. Condition: one cigarette hole and some minor stains (see photos) Sold  Price: 400

  

 

Antique lace page four - stock no. G.7 is a very fine Dresden work fichu dating from around 1730/40. It measures:126 x 37cms. condition. generally very good - perhaps with a few very minor faults.  Sold  Price: 780

 

Antique lace page four - stock no. 56.1 is an early 19th century fine drawn thread and white work lawn flounce (complete)  possibly made for an apron.  The drawn thread measures: 34cms in deeps and the whole garment  measures: 100 x 110cms. Condition: some old repairs and holes. (see photo)  Price: 280 GBP

 

Antique lace page four - stock no. B15.28 is a beautiful 19th century shawl shaped to fit the shoulders. The shawl is decorated all over with fine embroidered chain stitch. It measures: 195 x 62cms. Condition: minor faults and a darn. Sold  Price: 240

 

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