1755. Alencon Needlepoint Lace Engageant and Bertha

  • Type: Alencon
  • Purpose: Engageant(a) and Bertha Collar(b)
  • Date: 1740-1760
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: (a)11cms and (b) 1.5cms Valenciennes edging
  • Length: (a)110cms and (b) 78cms Valenciennes edging
  • Notes: Centre part of wide engageant & side sections which are mirror imaged. Probably tea-dipped. The Valenciennes narrow edging has been added in 1880-1890 to turn the engageant into a collar with design at rear but not fully central.
  • Catalogue no: 2306

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