Handkerchief - needle lace "This complex and attractive combination of styles exemplifies the high-quality Belgian lace of the late century" Date: third quarter century Culture: French Medium: cotton, linen Dimensions: 16 x 16 in.
Princess Clementine, was born on March 8, 1872 and married on November 14, 1910 to Victor Napoléon. The princess gave her lace to the Royal Museums of Art and History. It was not just pieces from her own wardrobe, but also part from her mother, Marie-Henriette and her mother. Handkerchief "point" d Alençon. "Needle Lace French origin, but this is probably a Belgian copy because this technique was well established here.
Exquisite antique wedding hanky with handmade lace elements oo65 sold