FABULOUS Antique French Alencon Net Lace Mantilla Scarf Scarve - 86" Long x 20-1/4" Wide. This long French Alencon lace mantilla is a wearable work of art. Skillfully done hand alencon lace work consists of meandering flowers, twigs and leaves. Antique off white French net lace mantilla is.In excellent condition with no holes, repairs, wear or stains. Ready to wear or for a gift. Off white colored silky threads for the net ground with designs of beautiful large flowers and leaves cover the mantilla all outlined with cordonnet threads. Tiny picot edge round the entire piece.
The net ground has many designs of small flowers. Measures a generous 86" long x 20-1/4" wide. The piece is well preserved and worthy of collecting, displaying or wearing. Dates from the turn of the century to the 1920's when these mantilla scarves were in great favor with the women of the period. Alencon work is tight and intact thruout.
There is no apparent damage. Aside from very slight anomalies, very few and very minor "loosening" consistent with age and rare use. I must say this in case I just missed something very minor. Mantilla scarves of this size and condition are hard to find. Don't let this one get away.A wonderful worthy example to add to a collection or start one, a real beauty! We are happy to answer any questions about this item. Our antique textiles are collectible and are not new and not reproductions, and have lived a long and eventful life and sometimes developing flaws. We do not launder or dryclean unless stated in listing, and most times have been in storage for many decades picking up old age storage oxidation spots.
As condition and description is largely based on personal opinion, we ask that you look at the photos carefully and decide. The item "Antique French Alencon Net Lace Mantilla Scarf Scarve" is in sale since Friday, December 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Scarves & Wraps".
The seller is "oldthreads" and is located in Franklinville, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.