2040. Indian or Chinese set of Filet Lace Mats

  • Type: Indian or Chinese Filet
  • Purpose: Set of Mats
  • Date: 1900-1940
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 25cms
  • Length:25cms
  • Notes: Circular lace mats some a little smaller. Basic net hand worked.
  • Catalogue no: 620
6 place mats or for use under vases

6 place mats or for use under vases

close up of hand netting

close up of hand netting

close up of attachment around the centre

close up of attachment around the centre

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2039. North Italian bobbin lace pair of alb sleeve edgings

  • Type: North Italian
  • Purpose: pair of alb sleeve edgings
  • Date: 1650-1700
  • Colour: natural
  • Width:117cms
  • Length: 52cms
  • Notes: probably convent made. Note variations in tension. Very robust thread. Ex Pat Earnshaw collection.
  • Catalogue No: 2897

IMG_1927

one design

one design

alternate design

alternate design

next similar

next similar

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2038. Brussels Bobbin lace Lappet

  • Type: Brussels
  • Purpose: Lappet
  • Date: 1730-1735
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 7cms
  • Length: 47cms
  • Notes: very worn – soft square end, other end cut.
  • Catalogue No: 2908
single only

single only

1-15cms

1-15cms

16cms- 30cms

16cms- 30cms

31cms-47cms

31cms-47cms

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2037. Mechlin bobbin lace long lappet

  • Type: Mechlin
  • Purpose: Lappet
  • Date: 1745-1760
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 4.5cms
  • Length: 81cms
  • Notes: The pattern repeat is at 18cms.
  • Catalogue No: 2909
use of pattern to construct end

use of pattern to construct end

whole pattern showing construction from mirror imaged lengths. unusual design, not feminine style

whole pattern showing construction from mirror imaged lengths. unusual design, not feminine style

1-30cms

1-30cms

31-60cms

31-60cms

61-81cms

61-81cms

only staining - does this suggest it was worn as a double frill by a gentleman? There are no attachment threads and no holes made by pins. Was this only worn once as a cravat frill, wine spilled on it, and never used again?

only staining – does this suggest it was worn as a double frill by a gentleman? There are no attachment threads and no holes made by pins. Was this only worn once as a cravat frill, wine spilled on it, and never used again?

 

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2036. Scandinavian Bobbin lace Peasant Cap

  • Type: Scandinavian
  • Purpose: Cap
  • Date: 1600-1900
  • Colour: cream
  • Width: 11cms
  • Length: 50cms
  • Notes: Very robust work. It will have been restitched to many caps. It was probably for a younger woman and domestic made.
  • Catalogue no: 2898(b)
2 pattern repeats

2 pattern repeats

close up of top design

close up of top design

close up of bottom design

close up of bottom design

 

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2035. Milanese bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Milanese
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1690-1700
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 112cms
  • Length: 10cms
  • Catalogue no:2887
close up of join on left hand side

close up of join on left hand side

pattern repeat

pattern repeat

close up

close up

close up of headside

close up of headside

close up of threads carried over back

close up of threads carried over back

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2034. Brussels Point de Gaze Lace collar

  • Type: Brussels Point de Gaze
  • Purpose: collar
  • Date: 1905-1914
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 3.75cms
  • Length: 31cms
  • Catalogue no: 2902
general view

general view

left hand corner - close up

left hand corner – close up

right hand corner  - close up

right hand corner – close up

centre back

centre back

left hand top

left hand top

close up of mend

close up of mend

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2033. Flemish bobbin lace collar

  • Type: Flemish
  • Purpose: collar
  • Date: 1830-1840
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 34cms
  • Length: 5cms
  • Notes: Flemish round ground. Re-make from original length. Footside hand bobbin. Picots on headside hand done.
  • Catalogue No: 2899

IMG_1797

close up

close up

close up of reverse

close up of reverse

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2032. Bruges tape lace edging

  • Type: Bruges tape
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1900-1940
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 37cms
  • Length: 6cms
  • Notes: Unused part. Bars and picots. Heavy thread. Machined Tape. Same motif worked alternatively in reverse orientation.
  • Catalogue no: 2847

IMG_1795

close up

close up

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2031. Flemish bobbin lace Alb Trim

  • Type: Flemish
  • Purpose: alb trim
  • Date: 1660-1670
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 180cms
  • Length: 21.5cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer, this is likely to be one half only. The usual length is around 360cms.
  • Catalogue No: 2783
1-30cms

1-30cms

31-60cms

31-60cms

61-90cms

61-90cms

91-120cms

91-120cms

121-150cms

121-150cms

 

close up at 142cms. Showing tear and repair where heel has caught while genuflecting. This clearly only happens at back of alb.

close up at 142cms. Showing tear and repair where heel has caught while genuflecting. This clearly only happens at back of alb.

151-180cms (end)

151-180cms (end)

close up of Sacristan's mark

close up of Sacristan’s mark

close up of main section

close up of main section

reverse showing thread

reverse showing thread

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