This is a 3 yard 32" long remnant.
This is mylar gold lace that imitates real gold lace at a much lower cost. During the 18th century each officer went to his own tailor for clothing. Therefore there was no regulation officer's lace. The same gold lace on an officer's coat could be found on civilian clothing. For example in The Proceedings of the Old Bailey in 1775 there was a trial for three thieves who "were indicted for stealing . . . a blue silk waistcoat, trimmed with gold lace, value fifteen shillings".
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 17 May, 2020.