Category Archives: Flounces

2433. Eastern European bobbin lace flounce

Type: Eastern European Purpose: flounce Date: 1640-1650 Colour: white Width: 21 cms Length: 137cms Notes: Probably used as a stiffened and upstanding collar at an earlier period. Note that the design restrained. Basic design was more scalloped, amended for lesser … Continue reading

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2322.Flemish bobbin lace flounce

Type: Flemish Purpose: flounce Date: 1690-1700 Colour: natural Width: 65cms Length: 281cms Notes: re-edged. The top is a false footside made from a length of split chain stitch worked on bobbins both sides. Early zig zag plaited bobbin lace. Headside … Continue reading

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2302. Machined Chantilly lace Flounce

Type: Chantilly machined Purpose: flounce Date: 1840-1860 Colour: black Width: 44cms Length: 312cms Notes: See Antique Laces Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 143 Plates M. See Ribbon swags in pattern based on position of holes and damage … Continue reading

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2300. Tamboured net length – Help with identification please?

Type: Tamboured Purpose: ? Help with identification Date: 1880-1920 Colour: white Width: 78cms Length: 184cms Notes: Tamboured plus chemical lace inserts. Cut from a larger piece and additional two poppers indicate that this piece was refashioned for some other purpose … Continue reading

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2277. North Italian Bobbin lace part flounce

Type: North Italian Bobbin Purpose: part flounce Date: 1870-1900 Colour: natural Width: 32cms Length: 87cms Notes: Just short of 1 yard by 1 foot. The piece has been cut at the top. Both sides have been cut. ? curtain panel. … Continue reading

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2155. Flemish bobbin lace flounce

Type: Flemish Purpose: flounce Date: 1680-1680 Colour: natural Width: 20cms Length: 296cms Notes: The pattern repeat is at 65cms. Whilst the overall pattern is the same, some of the fillings and tension are different indicating different workers. This is also borne out … Continue reading

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2071. Branscombe Tape lace with needlepoint dress flounce

Type: Branscombe Purpose: dress flounce Date: 1870-1880 Colour: natural Width: 202cms Length: 11cms Notes: Tape lace, using herringbone machined tape. Joined invisibly in a circle. Catalogue no: 1214

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1995. Flemish Bobbin Lace Flounce

Type: Flemish Purpose: Flounce Date: 1750-1800 Colour: natural Width: 21.5cms +2.5cms Length: 180cms Notes: The flounce has a linen tape footing and was probably used on a Priest’s robe or Altar cloth. This is also borne out by the embroidered … Continue reading

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1955. Venetian Gros Point Lace Flounces

Type: Venetian Gros Point Purposes: Flounce x 2 Date: 1650-1700 Colour: natural Width: (a) 18cms (b) 18cms Length: (a) 181cms (b) 172cms Notes: It is apparent that these two pieces may have been joined at one time probably around 1840 for court … Continue reading

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1952. Brussels Point de Gaze Needlepoint Lace Flounce

Type: Brussels Point de Gaze needlepoint Purpose: Flounce Date: 1850-1900 Colour: natural Width: 16cms Length: 40cms Notes: Worn as overlay on enormous busles – August 1871 -Latest Paris fashion per Young Ladies Journal for that year. Dating of 1850-1900 based … Continue reading

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