Mechlin lace is an old bobbin lace originally produced in Mechelen. Its history goes back to the Brabant laces. This type of lace is use for female clothing, and was popular until the first decade of the 20th century. It is one of the best known Flemish laces.
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Mechlin Here we see another exquisite lappet made in Flanders in the first half of the 18th century. This complex example was made with fine threads equal to those in the piece above, creating lovely transparencies. The motifs were outlined with a heavier thread, and a distinctive mesh ground was used. The design is composed of floral motifs along with scrolls and cartouches enclosing small trefoils
Details about Collector’s 19th century handmade Mechlin bobbin lace handkerchief hunt scene
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