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Handmade Lace Shawl, Early 18th C

Handmade Lace Shawl, Early C. Actually, I think the dress it's being displayed with is mid cy, but since I don't know enough to change the shawl date, I will leave it as is.

Antique, handmade lace silk shawl

Handmade needle-run, triangular-shape silk lace shawl, from the Vintage Textile archives.

England c.1855. The boy’s frock incorporates a white-work technique, broderie anglaise, in which small eyelets are outlined with sturdy embroidery stitches and cut out of the ground fabric. Although the result resembled lace. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.    https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/33987_270716133061164_1032513203_n.jpg

England The boy’s frock incorporates a white-work technique, broderie anglaise, in which small eyelets are outlined with sturdy embroidery stitches and cut out of the ground fabric. Although the result resembled lace. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Shawl - Belgian Needle Lace 1870's

Shawl Date: third quarter century Culture: Belgian (Brussels) Medium: Needle lace

Cape (image 4) | House of Worth | French | 1896 | silk, linen, sequins, beads | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1985.364.2

Cape Design House: House of Worth (French, Date: ca. 1896 Culture: French Medium: silk, linen, sequins, beads Dimensions: Length at CB: 17 in.

Woman's Dress France, circa 1900 Wool twill, full finish, with linen lace, silk crepe, silk velvet, and cotton plain-weave trim (M.2007.211.787a-b) | LACMA Collections

Dress Made Of Wool Twill, Full Finish, With Linen Lace, Silk Crepe, Silk Velvet And Cotton Plain-Weave Trim - French - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Irish lace is"built up"by crocheting various motifs separately and then crocheting all the lil crocheted pieces & parts together.  Sooo lovely.   Antique Irish lace crochet, circa 1850

True Irish lace is"built up"by crocheting various motifs separately, then crocheting each piece together. Here is a remarkable Antique Irish lace piece from

Sack back gown | V Search the Collections  made 1760s embroidered 1735s

Sack back

A woman's sack back, English of ivory silk embroidered with flowers, leaves, trimmed with parchment & silk fringe.