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Antique Italian Reticella Needle Lace Table Place Mats Set of Six

Antique Italian Reticella Needle Lace Table Place Mats Set of Six Antique Italian Reticella Needle Lace Table Place Mats Set of Six Antique Italian Reticella Needle Lace Table Place Mats Set of Six
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Exceptional set of six Antique Italian Reticella Needle Lace Table Mats, or place setting mats, hand made in luxurious Cream Ivory. Reticella is a needle lace dating from 15th century and was extremely popular into the first quatree of 17th century, it is considered the earliest type of needle lace. These mats are beautifully made with a stunning decorative design of floral motifs, a dazzling array of different shapes.

When you hold these in your hands, you will be amazed that a skilled 19th century needle woman made these entirely by hand long ago. In good antique condition, these were part of a collector's estate, there are 6 in this set. Especially exquisite when layered over a colored mat or cloth, these will set an elegant table for guests and special occasions And especially during the holidays {They are an off white Cream color, some of the closeups look lighter.} Each measures 17" x 12~1/4".

$365.00
1 in stock
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