1754. Alencon Needlepoint Lace Engageant and Bertha

  • Type: Alencon
  • Purpose: Engageant(a) and Bertha Collar(b)
  • Date: 1750-1760
  • Colour: white
  • Width: (a)11cms and (b) 1.5cms Valenciennes edging
  • Length: (a)136cms and (b) 78cms Valenciennes edging
  • Notes: Full length and mirror imaged. The Valenciennes narrow edging has been added in 1880-1890 to turn the engageant into a collar.
  • Catalogue no: 2305
(a) one of a pair of needlepoint engageants

(a) one of a pair of needlepoint engageants

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(b) front

(b)centre of front

(b) rear

 

 

 

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