1890.Bedfordshire style metallic bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Bedfordshire style
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1920-1930
  • Colour: natural and metallic
  • Width: 68cms
  • Length: 7cms
  • Notes: The pattern repeat is at 19cms. Probably Maltese.
  • Catalogue no: 2799
one pattern repeat

one pattern repeat

longer view

longer view

close up of raised stitch, not tallies

close up of raised stitch, not tallies

close up of metallic thread

close up of metallic thread

close up of broken section of metallic thread, inner gold - coulered thread exposed, illustrating how fragile this lace would be in wear, probably on the base of a "flapper" dress.

close up of broken section of metallic thread, inner gold – coloured thread exposed, illustrating how fragile this lace would be in wear, probably on the base of a “flapper” dress.

close up

close up

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1889. Irish Crochet Style Bertha Collar

  • Type: Irish
  • Purpose: Bertha Collar
  • Date: 1900-1910
  • Colour:white
  • Width: 84cms
  • Length: 12cms
  • Notes: Probably French or Austrian. Note no Shamrock¬† – Clones style knots done by a looped small chain.¬†See Irish Crochet Lace in Austria and France By Barbara Ballantyne
  • Catalogue no: 1640
as worn - front view

as worn – front view

viewed from behind

viewed from behind

close up

close up

close up

close up

 

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1888. Flemish Bobbin Lace Collar

  • Type: Flemish
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1900-1910
  • Colour:white
  • Width: 50cms
  • Length: 10cms
  • Notes: Made from Flemish bobbin lace with wide range of bobbin infills of 1650-1680. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Plate 142.
  • Catalogue no: 1640

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close up of section

close up of section

close up of section

close up of section

close up of section

close up of section

close up of section

close up of section

as worn

as worn

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1887. Bedfordshire Bobbin Lace Collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1900-1910
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 38cms
  • Length: 13cms
  • Notes: Note bogus Pheasant’s Eye in edging joined to collar. Collar had been ironed after last laundering as usual. When first made the motifs would have been crisper.
  • Catalogue no: 1048

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close up of centre back

close up of centre back

close up as worn

close up as worn

 

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1886. Bedfordshire Bobbin Lace Collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1910-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 52cms
  • Length: 8cms
  • Catalogue no: 1201

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close up of raised and rolled work

close up of raised and rolled work

as worn

as worn

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1885. Bedfordshire Bobbin Lace Collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1890-1910
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 38cms
  • Length: 11cms
  • Notes: Constructed with shaped centre section, wider length for outside and narrower length for around neck. This would have stood up at back neck.
  • Catalogue no: 1191
as worn

as worn

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close up of 9 pin edging

close up of 9 pin edging

close up of centre back

close up of centre back

as worn

as worn

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1884. Bedfordshire bobbin lace collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: collar
  • Date: 1860-1880
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 7cms
  • Length: 38cms
  • Catalogue no: 780

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close up of back corner

close up of back corner

as worn

as worn

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1883. Brussels Rosaline bobbin lace Collar

  • Type: Brussels Rosaline
  • Purpose: collar
  • Date: 1910-1915
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 6cms
  • Length: 48cms
  • Catalogue no: 1730

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close up of corner

close up of corner – obverse

close up of corner

close up of corner – reverse

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1882. Bedfordshire bobbin lace collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: collar
  • Date: 1915-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 8cms
  • Length: 64cms
  • Catalogue no: 636

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collar end

collar end

close up of design

close up of design

as worn

as worn

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1881. Machined Broderie Anglaise edging

  • Type: Machined Broderie Anglaise
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1900-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 9cms
  • Length: 134cms
  • Catalogue no: 776
Obverse

Obverse

reverse

reverse

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