Lot n° 158
500 - 600
Result with fees
: 2 318EUR
Border, Margaret Simeon collection, Gros... - Lot 158 - Coutau-Bégarie
Border, Margaret Simeon collection, Gros Point de Venise, 3rd quarter of the 17th century.
Wide border in Gros Point de Venise worked tightly with a needle of a floral decoration in mirror, supple foliage loaded with numerous and large inflorescences decorated with various stitches and embroidered in overthickness to underline the shape, the motifs connected by thin flanges ringed and pimpled. Cream-coloured linen, laid on a black velvet, with its label from the hand of Mrs Margaret Simeon.
Dim. lace: 1.75 m x 32 cm (fine condition, some discreet small restorations)
Provenance: Phillips Sale, London,9 September 1992, Collection Margaret Simeon.
Cf. "The History of Lace" Mrs Margaret Simeon, p.34 pl.37 and p.36 pl.39.
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