London, South Kensington
23 May 2006
A COLLECTION OF LACE INCLUDING EARLY 19TH CENTURY BONNET VEILS
of various styles including Honiton; and further examples of a variety of types and forms, mainly Honiton, some 18th century(a lot)
Honiton said to come from bridal attire of Lady Townshend, a great beauty of the 18th century and wife to Archbishop Cornwallis of Cantervury.
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