Italian bobbin-made flounce 16th century.
Italian bobbin made flounce 16th century.
Twenty-two inches wide.
AND here the needle plies its busy task, The pattern grows, the well-depicted flower, Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn, Unfolds its bosom, buds and leaves and sprigs, And curling tendrils, gracefully dispersed, Follow the nimble fingers of the fair— A wreath that cannot fade of flowers that blow With most success when all besides decay.” — Cowper.
Broderies, Embroidery Louis XVI.
Embroidery. Lace. Fashion under Louis XVI., 1774 to 1789
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Embroidery & Lace design. 13th to 15th century.
Middle Ages Embroidery & Lace design. 13th to 15th century.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Dentelles, Broderies. – Planche 9.
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Round-stitched lace 1915
Round-stitched lace for a tablecloth from Silesia.
Lace schools of Princess Mary of Plebs. Hirschberg in Silesia 1915.