1935. Valenciennes bobbin lace pair of cuffs

  • Type: Valenenciennes
  • Purpose: Pair of cuffs
  • Date: 1725-1740
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 5cms
  • Length: 48cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 179 Plate 203 and Page 175 Plate 201(c).  5 hole ground. Undulating headside and narrow edge.
  • Catalogue no: 1036

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reverse of 2nd cuff

reverse of 2nd cuff

close up of reverse of 2nd cuff

close up of reverse of 2nd cuff

 

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1934. Flemish bobbin lace pair of cuffs

  • Type: Flemish
  • Purpose: Pair of cuffs
  • Date: 1860-1870
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 11.5cms
  • Length: 34cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 135 Plate 148(c). From edging of 1670-1690. No repeat of design in these 2 sections.
  • Catalogue no: 1708

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reverse

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close up of carried threads

close up of carried threads

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1933. Flemish bobbin lace sleeve

  • Type: Flemish
  • Purpose: Sleeve
  • Date: 1900-1910
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 18cms
  • Length: 46cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 132 Plate 142. Original 1650-1680
  • Catalogue no: 1747

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1932. Mechlin bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Mechlin
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1755-1775
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 3.5cms
  • Length: 120cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 187 Plate 215(a). Not mirror imaged for doubling as a length – but cartouches are reflective.
  • Catalogue no: 2817

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mirror imaged around cartouche

mirror imaged around next cartouche

mirror imaged around next cartouche

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close up showing squared , not flowing design, more masculine fillings in cartouches lack finesse

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1931. Mechlin bobbin lace edgings

  • Type: Mechlin
  • Purpose: edgings
  • Date: 1710-1785
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: (a) 4.5cms and (b) 5cms
  • Length: (a) 305cms and (b) 190cms
  • Notes: Both pieces made in one piece – no joins. Same design but likely to have been made by two different lacemakers with slightly different tension. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 187 Plate 215 (c).
  • Catalogue no: 2820 (a) and (b)
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showing design used for both

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1930. Maltese bobbin lace Table Runner

  • Type: Maltese
  • Purpose: table runner
  • Date: 1920-1930
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 19ms
  • Length: 60cms
  • Notes: Rayon not silk
  • Catalogue no: 2829

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close up to show joins of 3 individual lengths

 

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1929. Antwerp bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Antwerp
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1660-1680
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 7.5cms
  • Length: 26cms
  • Notes: Unused. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 173 Plate 135(d).
  • Catalogue no: 2824

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1928. Danish Crochet Sample

  • Type: Danish Crochet
  • Purpose: Sample
  • Date: 1900
  • Colour: natural
  • Notes: This piece is from a Danish Crochet Sample book. The pictures are of the obverse and reverse sides. Similar to Cat. no. 2698 at Lace Post 1670, but the scallops are better spaced.
  • Catalogue no: 2699

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1927. Milanese bobbin lace collar

  • Type: Milanese
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1910-1920
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 72cms
  • Length: 3cms
  • Notes: Made from early Milanese of possibly 1700. Not top quality.
  • Catalogue no: 1255

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corner - showing original edging of Milanese plus 20th century added crochet of small circles.

corner – showing original edging of Milanese plus 20th century added crochet of small circles.

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close up of design

added bobbin insert, 20th century, at back of neck

added bobbin insert, 20th century, at back of neck

 

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1926. Honiton bobbin lace collar

  • Type: Honiton
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1920-1930
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 42cms
  • Length: 8cms
  • Notes: Attached to machined net. Probably for a young girl.
  • Catalogue no: 1278

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