Depth of scallops, technique, and pattern suggests it probably dates to about 1640.
Lace edging is 3 inches deep by 58 inches. Pattern repeat is about 5 1/2 inches long.
Condition shows some wear, but thread is very lively, supple and strong.
|Detail of laceNote how pattern is continuous, with meandering ribbon-line design continuing from design to form the top edge.|