Abou filet lace The technique was revived in the mid 19th century and adopted enthusiastically by Victorians. Like many other laces, the technique was widely copied by machine processes well into the 20th century, but handmade examples are easily identified.
The Lace edging is hand made crochet and is without breaks. The outer running panel has swags, large Fleur de lis, bows and laurels. Stunning Antique 1800s French Damask Linen Runner, table Centre or Tray cloth.