Very long flounce of handmade Brussels bobbin Duchesse lace with 16 vignettes of Point de Gaze needle lace; the combination of the two is called Brussels mixed lace.  The Point de Gaze sections feature a rose with multi-tiered petals and foliage, set within a needle made ground.  The Duchesse bobbin lace has sprays of flowers and swags of foliage with roll and tie work to emphasize the veins in the leaves.

In very good condition; there are several broken brides and some repairs.

Antique white in colour with some faint marks.

Late 19th century.

Measures approx. 388cm x 18cm (152" x 7") - 4 yards 8" long.


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Brussels Mixed Lace Flounce    #Duch18