1750. 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. Start at bottom centre and End at top centre.
  • Catalogue no: 2726

 

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1749. 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. Start at bottom centre and End at top left.
  • Catalogue no: 2725

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1748. 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. Start at Centre and End at top centre.
  • Catalogue no: 2724

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1747. Danish Crochet Sample

  • Type: Danish Crochet
  • Purpose: Sample
  • Date: 1900
  • Colour: natural
  • Notes: This piece is from a Danish Crochet Sample book. The picture is of the obverse side. Start at bottom left and End at top left.
  • Catalogue no: 2723

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1746. Mechlin bobbin lace Sleep Bonnet

  • Type: Mechlin
  • Purpose: Sleep Bonnet
  • Date: 1850-1880
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 60cms
  • Length: 50cms
  • Notes: Bobbin Mechlin Eis ground of 110 X 7; joined to Machined tape (so post 1850s), and joined to  Machined embroidered net, subsequently handrun in whiter thicker thread, over motif designs previously machined embroidered. Style of straight edge of Mechlin suggest 1800-1810. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 189, Plate 218 (c). Also pattern and depth of work plus spots suggests Plate 218 (d), of 1810- 1820.
  • Catalogue no: 2739
side view as used

side view as used

close up of inside, showing attachment point for ribbon to tie in wear

close up of inside, showing attachment point for ribbon to tie in wear

close up of Mechlin. Lowwr edge 7x110

close up of Mechlin. Lowwr edge 7×110

Close up of embroidery on net. Some initial simple running done by machine with beige thread, but motifs then overworked by hand run whiter gimp style thread

Close up of embroidery on net. Some initial simple running done by machine with beige thread, but motifs then overworked by hand run whiter gimp style thread

Close up of embroidery on net. Some initial simple running done by machine with beige thread, but motifs then overworked by hand run whiter gimp style thread

Close up of embroidery on net. Some initial simple running done by machine with beige thread, but motifs then overworked by hand run whiter gimp style thread

Close up of embroidery on net. Some initial simple running done by machine with beige thread, but motifs then overworked by hand run whiter gimp style thread

Close up of embroidery on net. Some initial simple running done by machine with beige thread, but motifs then overworked by hand run whiter gimp style thread

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1745. Maltese bobbin lace Collar

  • Type: Maltese
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1920-1930
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 48cms
  • Length: 18cms
  • Notes: Silk but less thread now being used, less precision in work than formerly. Leaves are “Holly like”.
  • Catalogue no: 2738
Photographed diagonally on a 50cm base

Photographed diagonally on a 50cm base

close up of leaves

close up of leaves

close up of neck at back. This collar has been much loved and worn

close up of neck at back. This collar has been much loved and worn

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close up of one front

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1744. Needlepoint Reticella lace Table Centre

  • Type:NeedlepointReticella
  • Purpose: Table Centre
  • Date: 1860-1880
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 31cms
  • Length: 52cms
  • Notes: 2 sections of earlier work joined.
  • Catalogue no: 2737

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close up of base threads now joined

close up of base threads now joined

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1743. Hand Whitework and hand Valenciennes lace Fragment

  • Type: Hand Whitework and hand Valenciennes
  • Purpose: Fragment
  • Date: 1800-1840
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 7cms
  • Length: 13cms
  • Notes: Remains from a longer length.
  • Catalogue no: 2736

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close up of reverse

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1742. Machined Valenciennes Lace Length

  • Type: Machined Valenciennes
  • Purpose: Length
  • Date: 1880-1890
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 9cms
  • Length: 36cms
  • Notes: For edging underwear. Unused.
  • Catalogue no: 2735

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1741. Machined and Needlerun Traders Sample

  • Type: Machined and Needlerun
  • Purpose: Traders Sample
  • Date: 1920-1930
  • Colour: Beige/Peach
  • Width: 20cms
  • Length: 25cms
  • Notes: For edging underwear. Unused. Pinker than Lace Post 1740, Cat. no. 2733
  • Catalogue no: 2734

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