Dramatic wearable 19th Century Bruges bobbin lace berthe.
Very good condition. As with any century-old lace, there will be a broken bar or two.
Size: about 6 inches deep, about 36 inches long on the inside edge.
|Detail of Bruges laceThe style and arrangement of the background connecting bars are very distinctive in Bruges bobbin lace -- they typically are braided double bars accented with picots.|
Large, simple and bold flowers and scrolls also are typical of Bruges lace.