Flounce

Needle lace, brussels needle lace, point de gaze | 117cm | c. 1867

Unknown Artist

Trimmings of real handmade lace were very expensive prized possessions, and a piece as fine as this may never have been used. Queen Victoria had tried unsuccessfully to revive interest in Honiton laces, handmade in Devon, with the order for her magni...
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