Lot n° 171
600 - 800
Result with fees
Volant en Point de France, needle, late 17th... - Lot 171 - Coutau-Bégarie
Volant en Point de France, needle, late 17th century.
Needlework lace of great finesse with a very typical decoration of the first Point de France created according to the drawings of the ornamentalist Jean Bérain.
Alternating mirror, candelabra, foliage and well-structured cartouches, enhanced by raised embroidery, large pitted mesh networks. Ivory linen. Dim. 1.85 m x 15 cm (seams or fine restorations, a few scattered holes)
Cf. "Lace a History" Mme Santina M. Levey, Fig.226
A fine and deep border of French "Point de France" handmade needle lace with a "Bérain" design, dating from the end of the 17th century. Linen thread, ivory colour. Dim. 1,85 m x 15 cm (a few scattered little holes, some joins & fine repairs) & "Three centuries of Lace" Mrs Risselin-Steenebrugen - Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire de Bruxelles. p. 268 - 273
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