1945. Irish Filet Lace Collar

  • Type: Irish Filet
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1910-1920
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 40cms
  • Length: 9cms
  • Notes: Central motif is of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, being a heart pierced by swords, surrounded by roses. Possibly for a Confirmation.
  • Catalogue no: 1299

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1944. Machined and Tamboured Gold on Black Net Lace Collar

  • Type: Machined and Tamboured Gold on Black Net
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1920-1930
  • Colour: Gold on Black
  • Width: 66cms
  • Length: 11cms
  • Notes: Fills 50 cms square – for economy of machined net. On a coloured background, appears brown.
  • Catalogue no: 2828

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close up of basic design

close up of basic design

close up of basic design

close up of basic design and infill at collar edge

close up of basic design and infill at collar edge

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close up of collar edge

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centre back

 

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1943. Eastern European bobbin lace Mat

  • Type: Eastern European
  • Purpose: Mat
  • Date: 1880-1900
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 55cms
  • Length: 49cms
  • Notes: “Kat style Torchon” in centre. Narrow Torchon insert then wider Torchon strip surround – Russian style Kat – no corner construction.
  • Catalogue no: 347

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close up of centre

no shaped corner

no shaped corner

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showing gimp

showing gimp

 

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1942. Brussels Mixed lace Mat

  • Type: Brussels mixed lace
  • Purpose: Mat
  • Date: 1880-1900
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 17cms
  • Length: 17cms
  • Catalogue no: 1179

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close up of needlepoint

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close up of bobbin lace

 

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1941. Irish Crochet Edgings

  • Type: Irish Crochet
  • Purpose: edgings
  • Date: 1880-1920
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 4cms
  • Length: 35cms
  • Notes: 2 joined lengths of high quality Irish crochet lace. Original use may have been from a wedding set belt. Later use probably as jabot (now damaged) . Clones knots.
  • Catalogue no: 1075

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1940. Branscombe Tape lace and needlepoint Baby’s Christening Bib

  • Type: Branscombe
  • Purpose: Bib
  • Date: 1890-1900
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 36cms
  • Length: 13cms
  • Notes: High quality work. 3 varieties of machined tape and good needlepoint infills.
  • Catalogue no: 177

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close up of needlepoint

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close up of needlepoint

unusual work with narrow tape and tallies in needlepoint

unusual work with narrow tape and tallies in needlepoint

 

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1939. Branscombe tape and Needlepoint pair of collars

  • Type: Branscombe
  • Purpose: Pair of collars
  • Date: 1900-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 62cms
  • Length: 14cms
  • Catalogue no: 872

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original used as one collar 1890-1900.

original used as one collar 1890-1900.

 

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1938. Maltese bobbin lace Table Cloth

  • Type: Maltese
  • Purpose: Table Cloth
  • Date: 1900-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 108cms
  • Length: 108cms
  • Notes: Full view
  • Catalogue no: 641

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close up of corner

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close up of centre

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close up of left hand section

 

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1937. East Midlands bobbin lace front collar

  • Type: East Midlands
  • Purpose: Front collar
  • Date: 1880-1890
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 46cms
  • Length: 10cms
  • Notes: 9 pin edging
  • Catalogue no: 962
shown as attached at shoulder

shown as attached at shoulder

shown as joined at back of neck

shown as joined at back of neck

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1936. Youghal needlepoint lace pair of cuffs

  • Type: Youghal
  • Purpose: pair of cuffs
  • Date: 1880-1890
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 15cms
  • Length: 18cms
  • Catalogue no: 1712

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reverse

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