Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ebay Alerts! Fourteen items – October 30, 2011

http://tinyurl.com/3pspmyn Antique Honiton handmade lace nice size collar Size: 17″ neck edge, 8.25″ wide Starting price: 19.99 GBP Auction ends: Oct 31, 2011 09:30:58 PDT Offered by: Ebay seller discover4, London, United Kingdom Comments: A fairly wide Honiton collar. The … Continue reading

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Auction: Augusta Actions, Specialty Fashion and Textiles – November 2, 2011

Since this auction is coming up so fast I’m moving the post from October 8th back to the front page of LaceNews.  Did you know that Karen Augusta has been doing appraisals for textiles and costumes for the past 9 … Continue reading

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Ebay Alerts! Ten items – October 27, 2011

http://tinyurl.com/3zl7adn Antique Rococo handmade lace lovely Bertha collar Size: 40″ inside edge, 5.5″ wide Starting price: 39.99 GBP Auction ends: Oct 27, 2011 08:20:55 PDT Offered by: Ebay seller discover4, London, United Kingdom Comments: This auction will probably be over … Continue reading

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Lace Event USA: The Metro Chapter of the IOLI Lace Day and Classes – November 5-6, 2011

The Metro Chapter of the IOLI Lace Day and Classes Date: Saturday and Sunday, November 5-6, 2011 Place: Elks BPO Westwood Lodge 505 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, New Jersey 07675 Time: November 5th – 10AM to 3PM November 6th classes – … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lacemaker copied by Salvador Dali

Oil on canvas. 23.5 x 19.7 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. How, in the space of a paragraph or two, can anyone describe the Salvador Dali (5/11/04 – 1/23/89) interpretations of Vermeer’s Lacemaker?  Let me delve … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lost Lacemaker

A work by master forger, Han van Meergren, c 1925. It proports to be a lost Vermeer painting of a lacemaker which was sold in 1816 and never seen again. The ‘rediscovered’ painting was sold to art dealer Joseph Duveen … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lacemaker

Figure 1. This print is from my collection and measures 7” x 8-5/8”. It is very difficult to find a print of this piece that is true to all the colors and details – this one isn’t bad. The holes … Continue reading

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