2631. Bucks Point lace edging

  • Type: Bucks Point
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1820
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 6cms
  • Length: 187cms
  • Catalogue no: 3277

Posted in Edgings, Purpose | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2630. French Tortille ground net with appliqued motifs

  • Type: French Tortille ground net with applique
  • Purpose: Sleeve
  • Date: 1880-1900
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 40cms
  • Length: 22cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 231 Plate 276. One end starts for the whole width. Tortille net. Three sides have been cut. The flower motifs have been made separately then lightly sewn into position. The leaf motifs have been similarly applied. The net is uneven in places. It has been made by hand not machine. The piece has then been cut into a sleeve shape.
  • Catalogue No: 3270

Posted in Purpose, sleeve trims, undersleeves | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2629. Part of a Flemish Bobbin lace Flounce

  • Type: Flemish Bobbin
  • Purpose: Flounce
  • Date: 1680-1700
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 9cms
  • Length: 124cms
  • Notes: Not in the Italian style. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 135 Plate 148(b). Note footside edge has been cut through in places so the original piece was a lot deeper. It has been much used and much laundered. There are some bundles of threads taken across the back of the piece and there are multiple brides with picots. It is very fine work. Near the far end note the pattern repeat of 22cms.
  • Catalogue No: 3269

Posted in Flounces, Purpose | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2628. Venetian Flat Point needlepoint lace edging/collar

  • Type: Venetian
  • Purpose: Edging
  • Date: 1660-1690
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 110cms
  • Length: 13cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 43 Plate 25(a). Added hand made headside and footside. Cut down piece circa 1830 for off shoulder gown. Semi circular and much mended. Note 45cms fom the left that there are embellished picots.
  • Catalogue No: 3268

Posted in Collars, Edgings, Purpose | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2627. Irish Machined Tambour Lace Handkerchief

  • Type: Irish machined tambour
  • Purpose: Handkerchief
  • Date: 1840-1850
  • Colour: White
  • Width: 25cms
  • Length: 25cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 109 Plate 107 and notes.
  • Catalogue No: 3267

Posted in Handkerchieves, Purpose | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2626. Irish Tambour Lace Handkerchief

  • Type: Irish
  • Purpose: Handkerchief
  • Date: 1825-1840
  • Colour: White
  • Width: 34cms
  • Length: 31cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 109 Plate 107 and notes. Although very tatty someone has deemed that this piece was worth saving. It has a very soft feel.
  • Catalogue No: 3266

Posted in Handkerchieves, Purpose | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2625. Brussels Needlepoint and Bobbin ground Lace Edging

  • Type: Brussels needlepoint and bobbin
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1760-1775
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 7cms
  • Length: 96cms
  • Notes: Hand tape at footside. First design is reflective of 37cms and continues with 2nd design of 21cms at left. Appliqued motifs. Net is Brussels Vrai Drochel. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 232 Plate 281 and for dating see Page 70 ┬áPlate 72(C)
  • Catalogue no: 3264

Posted in Edgings, Purpose | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2624. Bedfordshire/Cluny Bobbin lace Nightdress Trim

  • Type: Beds/Cluny
  • Purpose: nightdress trim
  • Date: 1920-1940
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 2cms
  • Length: 36cms
  • Notes: For a larger lady. Made in a circle. Narrower at arms. Added straps
  • Catalogue no: 3263

Posted in Purpose, Trims | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2623. Bedfordshire Bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Beds
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1920-1940
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 4cms
  • Length: 270cms
  • Notes: Unused. See letter attached.
  • Catalogue no: 3264

Posted in Edgings, Purpose | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2622. Bedfordshire/Cluny bobbin lace butterfly motifs

  • Type: Beds
  • Purpose: motifs x2
  • Date: 1920-1940
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 10cms
  • Length: 7cms
  • Catalogue no: 3262

Posted in Motifs, Purpose | Tagged , | Leave a comment