1925. Cluny style bobbin lace collar

  • Type: Cluny style
  • Purpose: collar
  • Date: 1920-1930
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 42cms
  • Length: 7cms
  • Notes: Long tallies
  • Catalogue no: 1275

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close up

close up

as worn

as worn

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1924. Cantu bobbin lace Collar

  • Type: Cantu
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1910-1920
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 6cms
  • Length: 68cms
  • Catalogue no: 400

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close up of one end

close up of one end

as worn

as worn

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1923. Limerick needlerun and embroidered on machined net Mass Headpiece

  • Type: Limerick needlerun and embroidered on machined net
  • Purpose: Mass headpiece
  • Date: 1830-1850
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 60cms
  • Length: 222cms
  • Notes: Width at end 24cms. Note inserted square of machined net for head position. For young girl – possibly for Confirmation. Note in general style of Blonde but quicker to make.
  • Catalogue no: 2798
half length with head section folded

half length with head section folded

second half length

second half length

one end

one end

close up of edging

close up of edging

head section opened up

head section opened up

close up of one motif

close up of one motif

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1922. Chantilly bobbin lace bonnet veil

  • Type: Chantilly
  • Purpose: bonnet veil
  • Date: 1850-1860
  • Colour: black
  • Width: 106cms
  • Length: 49cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Plate 230 Page 197 and Plate 252 Page 214.
  • Catalogue no: 2803
full length

full length

close up of top design

close up of top design

close up of lower part

close up of lower part

close up of bottom corner

close up of bottom corner

close up of next section

close up of next section

close up of next section

close up of next section

split on line of racroc stitches

split on line of racroc stitches

ribbon for drawing string - note wear on channel

ribbon for drawing string – note wear on channel

 

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1921. Mechlin bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Mechlin
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1780-1800
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 8.5cms
  • Length: 90cms
  • Notes: Join at 62cms. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Plate 57(a) and (b). Dated from depth and near straight footside.
  • Catalogue no: 2804

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one repeat

one repeat

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1920. Machined Broderie Anglaise edging

  • Type: Machined Broderie Anglaise
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1900-1930
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 61cms
  • Length: 39cms
  • Catalogue no: 1112

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close up of obverse

close up of obverse

close up of reverse

close up of reverse

 

 

 

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1919. Mechlin bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Mechlin
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1830-1845
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 4.5cms
  • Length: 112cms
  • Notes: The pattern repeat is at 5.5cms. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Plate 219(b).
  • Catalogue no: 2511

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1918. Bedfordshire bobbin lace cuffs

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: Cuffs
  • Date: 1910-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 27cms
  • Length: 14cms
  • Notes: Matching item at lace post 1917. Were these cuffs made and worn earlier?
  • Catalogue no: 1437

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close up of centre

close up of centre

 

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1917. Bedfordshire bobbin lace collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1910-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 10cms
  • Length: 38cms
  • Notes: Designed to be worn with internal edging framing the face
  • Catalogue no: 1436

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view from rear

view from rear

close up of frront end

close up of front end

 

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1916. Bedfordshire bobbin lace Collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1900-1930
  • Colour: White
  • Width: 11cms
  • Length: 38cms
  • Catalogue no: 1434

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centre back

centre back

edging length

edging length

as worn

as worn

view from rear

view from rear

 

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