Wednesday, January 2, 2013


I am hoping someone can help  me find some information about this lace. It is made with metallic thread and is a "tape" type lace. Anyone know how I can tell how old it is, what metal the thread is covered in and how I would clean and conserve it? 
It is actually a lace fan

detail of the tape and the edge
detail of the needle lace between the tape motifs