But I saw potential, and laid out the $2 assuring the clerk that yes, I DID know it was defective but that I was going to repair it.
I don't think she believed me.
To be honest, I didn't know if I believed me either. But if I couldn't fix it up, I would only be out a pittance...
The frame measures 6" by 7" and featured teenie tiny shells glued into flower shapes on a black velvet background - which I hung onto for another potential project in the future. On the back of the frame was "1943" written in pencil; yep, nearly 70 years old.
|A better view of the lace|