HANDMADE BUSSELS APPLIQUE LACE SHAWL, MID C. Large cotton net triangle lavishly decorated with Point de Gaz and bobbin lace in a pattern of wisteria, hydrangea, lilac and other blossoms amid swags, ribbons and foliage. 104 x (Few very minor breaks
Cotton, mordant- and resist-dyed, and painted. Lined and padded bodice. Trimmed with silk velvet and Dutch weft-patterned tape (langetband). Stitched with silk thread. India, early for export to The Netherlands.