Antique White Irish Crochet Tape Lace Blouse c. 1900s-1910s
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Stunning Edwardian Era (1900s-1910s) hand made Irish crochet tape lace blouse. The entire blouse has been hand stitched, made of a white sheer Irish crochet tape lace with detailed mesh-work, raised floral daisy designs and connecting thread picot ornamented bars.
This beautiful blouse features a stand up collar with notches on the back (missing), elbow length fitted sleeves, and is slightly longer in the front than in the back. Handmade daisy flower appliques are sprinkled throughout the blouse giving a sense of sweet femininity.
This is truly an extraordinary rare piece of wearable antique lace art! It would be beautiful for a wedding.
Condition: Excellent, with only a missing hook and eye on the back neck (very easy to replace) and some small breaks in the connecting bride bars. The fabric is clean with no stains. It is ready to wear.
Size: Best fits a size Small.
Length in front (neckline to hem): 17"