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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.
Please look through the links to our many pages below.
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Below this page you can find items of linen and other needlework
A fine pair of 18th century lappets. Condition:
unfortunately there is a bit of damage, the colour in also rather
dark, but wonderful work!
Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. KP21.1 Price: £950 GBP
|Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. K46.9 is a very beautiful 18th century long valence of whitework lawn, probably Baltic work, it is worked with scrolling flowers and foliage, its a completed piece with a central motif that can be seen in the first photo. It measures: 280 x 48cms. Condition: good. Sold Price: £1750|
|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. Sold Price: £900|
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.
Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. J30.1 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. Sold Price: £200|
A fine Dresden work fichu border. It measures from
one end to the V end 70 x 12cms. Condition: some faults see photos.
Whitework and other fine lawns Stock no. H68.C2 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)
|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|
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)
Antique lace page four - stock no. 56.1 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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