Circa 1700. 8.9ins high, 13.6ins wide, 1.6ins deep. Circa 1700 Lace Embroidered Picture.
Worked in a variety of lace techniques. A central panel depicts a female head and shoulders.
Geometric panels and bands surround the cental motif.
The original template for the cental motif is included in a pouch to the reverse.
Framed in black, wooden frame with glass.
Mounting: The lace is stitched to quilted material backing. Frame backed with brown paper.
CONDITION: Generally good. No staining. A few loose threads here and there.
Stretching is slightly uneven. Has probably been recently remounted, with a number of replacement stitches to make damaged areas more presentable.
Frame in good condition, ready to hang.