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French Antique Handmade lace. 18th Century Alençon Needle Lace. Rare French 18th C lace Point dAleçon This border of Alençon lace is all that is left of an 18th century silk and mother-of-pearl fan. The hand painted silk fabric s crumbling but the linen lace is in near perfect condition! Extraordinary! This lace is true Alençon lace- considered to be the most beautiful (and the most labour intensive!) of all French laces. Ive been doing research and according to Dentelles de France by M…

French Antique Handmade lace. 18th Century Alençon Needle Lace. Rare French 18th C lace Point dAleçon This border of Alençon lace is all that is left of an 18th century silk and mother-of-pearl fan. The hand painted silk fabric s crumbling but the linen lace is in near perfect condition! Extraordinary! This lace is true Alençon lace- considered to be the most beautiful (and the most labour intensive!) of all French laces. Ive been doing research and according to Dentelles de France by M…

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