16th Century A History of Lace

Plates from “A History of Lace” by Mrs. Bury Palliser
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108 107 1535 From a portrait of the Bishop of Rochester

46 Flemish lace cap of the Emperor Charles V

47 c.1558 Flemish lace cuff from a portrait of Mary Queen of Hungary, Governess of the Low Countries

7 1598 From a pattern book by Montbeliard

8&9 1598 From the same French pattern book

10 11 1598 From the same French pattern book

109 From a smock belonging to Queen Elizabeth I

38 From a 16th Century engraving of a lace workroom

55 c.1598 Lady of Antwerp

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