[HNW] 17th-century needle lace on eBay?
johnnae at mac.com
Mon Dec 12 18:26:17 PST 2011
Actually some of the seller's other items are interesting too.
or OLD ITALIAN RETICELLA NEEDLEWORK~FILET LINEN PANEL 38 by 41inches
This one says possibly 17th century too.
I wonder if the lace is just based on a 17th century pattern though.
On Dec 12, 2011, at 3:23 PM, Chris Laning wrote:
> Hm. And just how would one discern whether it was actual 17thc lace
> versus 19th/20th century revival? It appears to be in perfect shape,
> which would certainly make *me* suspicious even if it didn't have an
> absurdly low starting price. (I do rather wish people didn't do the
> "ha ha you have to guess how much I really am asking for this"
> reserve price thing, though I can understand why they might.)
> Lovely stuff in any case if it's really hand made, as it appears to
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