A 17th century Reticella stomacher
Lot 3
A 17th century Reticella stomacher
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,464) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 17th century Reticella stomacher A 17th century Reticella stomacher
A 17th century Reticella stomacher
Together with other 16th/17th century lace items comprising a fine linen bib-fronted apron with horizontal Lacis insertion and border with a plaited bobbin lace edging; a Lacis work flounce with linen and round Reticella insertions; a length of Reticella insertion; a Milanese bobbin lace flounce; and Milanese edging. (6)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Purchased from the sale of 'A Collection of Fine Lace: The Property of the late Mrs D.L. Einstein of New York City', sold at Sotheby & Co., Bond Street on January 23rd 1953.

    An apron featuring Lacis insertions is featured in Plate 89 of 'Lace' by Santina Levey.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note: Printed catalogue ammendment: Lot 3 is illustrated on page 3, not on page 5 as labelled in the catalogue. The online illustration is correct.
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