Lot n° 145
600 - 900
Rare tri-colored Milan lace border, spindles,... - Lot 145 - Coutau-Bégarie
Rare tri-colored Milan lace border, spindles, 3rd quarter of the 17th century.
In light ivory linen thread and pale blue and pale green silk threads, the motifs of flowers and foliage are typical of the period and are linked together without bridles or networks.
Dim. 3 m x 10 cm. (good general condition, some discreet restorations or seams, upper and lower borders in later addition)
Cf. "Lace a History" Mrs. Santina M. Levey, p.200 and "Old Italian Lace" Volume 2, pl.240, Mrs Elisa Ricci
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