Museum Quality Cutwork Lace and Embroidered Pelmet: France C19th
An antique cutwork and embroidered linen pelmet form France dating from the second half of the 19th century.
The pelmet also incorporates tape lace, cutwork, embroidery, crochet, drawn thread work and numerous other forms of decorative needlework.
Made by a highly skilled crafts person, the work in this piece is of the highest caliber.
In excellent antique condition.These pieces have all the idiosyncrasies of an aged and loved textile so small marks, stains and signs of wear are to be expected and are an inherent part of their charm.
Measurements: 40cm X 176cm plus 6cm tassels.