Very fine lozenge shaped shawl with Brussels needlelace motifs applied to machine made net. There is a garland of roses, forget-me-nots and leaves around the edges and some beautiful floral sprays set amongst point d'esprit. Due to its shape, the shawl has a turn-back section at the top. The work is extremely fine.

Condition is good, with a number of tiny breaks in the net and some wear to the motifs around the edge.

Dates from the mid 19th century.

Antique white in colour with some age spots.

Measures approx. 216cm x 104cm (85" x 41").

Price - £250.00

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Brussels Needlelace Shawl    #BrNA16