2315. Whitework hand embroidered nightdress case

  • Type: Whitework hand embroidery
  • Purpose: Nightdress case
  • Date: 1900-1940
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 46cms
  • Length: 36cms
  • Notes: All hand worked. On heavy cotton in satin weave. Art nouveau design with scalloped edge. Enhanced by hand knitted edge.
  • Catalogue no: 2966

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2314. Linen embroidered nightdress case

  • Type: Linen embroidered
  • Purpose: Nightdress case
  • Purpose: 1900-1940
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 47cms
  • Length: 29cms
  • Notes: Embroidery in red in quickly done stitches. Edged with semi circles of crochet. Owner – E Hudson. Name done in red cross stitch using fabric construction as a template
  • Catalogue no: 2967

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2313.Drawn threadwork and needlepoint Linen nightdress case

  • Type: Drawn threadwork and needlepoint
  • Purpose: Nightdress case
  • Date: 1900-1940
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 36cms
  • Length: 28cms
  • Notes: All hand worked.Corners in needlepoint some on surface, some cut away. Bands of drawn threadwork.
  • Catalogue no: 2968

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2312. Crochet nightdress case

  • Type: Crochet case
  • Purpose: Nightdress case
  • Purpose: 1900-1915
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 42cms
  • Length: 42cms
  • Catalogue no: 2974
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2311. Whitework hand embroidery nightdress

  • Type: Whitework hand embroidery
  • Purpose: Nightdress case
  • Purpose: 1900-1940
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 50cms
  • Length: 39cms
  • Notes: All hand worked. Adapted from pillow case of 1840-1850 from design, original purpose unknown.
  • Catalogue no: 2970

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2310. Whitework Hand embroidery Nightdress case

  • Type: Whitework hand embroidery
  • Purpose: nightdress case
  • Date: 1900-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 47cms
  • Length: 32cms
  • Notes: On coarse linen, badly cut.
  • Catalogue no: 2969

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2309. Machined tape lace nightdress case

  • Type: Machined tape
  • Purpose: nightdress case
  • Date: 1900-1915
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 52cms
  • Length: 34cms
  • Notes: Machned tape lace connecting embroidery. Central panel of Tenerife style work. Unsophisticated work.
  • Catalogue no: 2971

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2308. Crochet carrying bag for handkerchieves

  • Type: Crochet
  • Purpose: carrying bag for handkerchieves
  • Date: 1880-1900
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 33cms
  • Length: 34cms
  • Notes: Carrying bag or for other personal items. Crochet outer layer lined with pink fabric. Satin and ribbon at top. Both sides are the same. Edged with fringe of 4 lengths doubled and threaded through crochet edging.
  • Catalogue no: 292

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2307. Bedfordshire Bobbin lace nightdress case

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: Nightdress case
  • Date: 1930-1940
  • Colour: ivory lace on peach fabric
  • Width: 42cms
  • Length: 33cms
  • Notes: Plus semi circular flap.
  • Catalogue no: 2973

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2306. Machined Silk Net and hand needle run Veil

  • Type: Machined Silk net and hand needle run
  • Purpose: First Communion Veil or Nun’s clothing ceremony
  • Date: 1900-1930
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 28 inches
  • Length: 28 inches (ie half a 56 ” width)
  • Catalogue no: 900

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