Fan of pierced gold arabesque work, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, finely carved mother-of-pearl, richly inlaid with pure gold floral wreaths and Brussels lace.
A lace worked dress, in circular shape, furnished with a lace cape reaching to the top of the embroidery, of very fine point d’Alençon.
Illustrations of Maltese and Spanish lace. Flounce of embroidered lace. Example of silk and gold thread embroidery on black lace.
The best Brussels lace is noted for its extraordinary fineness and beauty of design. It is made of flax grown in the neighborhood of Hal and Rebeeque, and is classed… Read More
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… Read More
Reticella lace collar dress. Donna Emilia Spinelli in 16th century.
Embroidery. Lace. Fashion under Louis XVI., 1774 to 1789 (Late baroque, rococo fashion era)
Rococo lace and embroidery. Louis XV fashion history from 1715 to 1774. L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes sous Louis XV 1715-1774. La Mode du Rococo. Broderies. Dentelles. –… Read More
Broderie camaieu, Motif broderie, Feuille d’acanthe verte, Broderie de coussin, Tissu d’aumônière, Aigle rose et noir. ‘histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461.
Round-stitched lace for a tablecloth from Silesia. Lace schools of Princess Mary of Plebs. Hirschberg in Silesia 1915.