2260. Venetian Flat Point Lace edgings

  • Type: Venetian Flat Point
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1690-1710
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 87cms (a) 104cms (b)
  • Length: 7cms (a) 7cms (b)
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 47 Plate 32(c). Later edging in different thicker thread. Join at 47cms (a) and at 29cms and 87cms (b) and by different worker. The tension is looser and the definition of motif is thicker. Well used and discoloured. There are repairs and various joins.
  • Catalogue no: 2994(a) and (b)

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join and different tension suggests different worker

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2259. Brussels Bobbin Lace Cap Back

  • Type: Brussels
  • Purpose: Cap Back
  • Date: 1750-1770
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 19cms
  • Length: 22cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 68 Plate 70 for design. Vrai Drochel ground
  • Catalogue No: 2895

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2258. Middle Eastern Gold Embroidery Circular Mat

  • Type: Middle Eastern Gold Embroidery
  • Purpose: Circular Mat or possibly for an evening bag
  • Date: 1920-1940
  • Colour: gold
  • Width: 18cms
  • Length: 18cms
  • Catalogue No: 2958

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2257. Bedfordshire Maltese Bobbin Lace Collar

  • Type: Bedfordshire Maltese
  • Purpose: Collar
  • Date: 1870-1890
  • Colour: beige
  • Width: 122cms
  • Length: 28cms
  • Notes: cotton not silk
  • Catalogue No: 3260
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2256. Tambour Embroidery Lace Handkerchief

  • Type: Tambour Embroidery
  • Purpose: Handkerchief
  • Date: 1870-1890
  • Colour: White
  • Width: 41cms
  • Length: 38cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Notes Page 108-109 for dating. Silk net. See also Page 112 Plate 119(a)
  • Catalogue no: 3258

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close up showing initials “M S”

 

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2255. Bedfordshire Bobbin lace Handkerchief

  • Type: Bedfordshire Bobbin Lace
  • Purpose: Handkerchief
  • Colour: White
  • Date: 1940-1950
  • Width: 21cms
  • Length: 21cms
  • Notes: Very simple. Plaits and leaves with a few picots. NOT needlelace as initially queried. See comment from J D Hammett. Will add picture of pinned out lace as suggested when completed.
  • Catalogue no: 5073

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2254. Machined Tape Lace and Hand needle fillings Handkerchief Surround

  • Type: Machined Tape Lace and hand needle fillings
  • Purpose: Handkerchief
  • Colour: natural
  • Date: 1900-1920
  • Width: 33cms
  • Length: 31cms
  • Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 101, Plate 107(a) and Pages 98 and 99.
  • Catalogue no: 5072

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2253. Bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Bobbin
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1850-1870
  • Colour: natural
  • Width: 2cms
  • Length: 92cms
  • Notes: Fine quality work Probably dress quality. ? Genoese or anywhere. Fine cotton thread.The tallies have been tightened.
  • Catalogue no: 450

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2252. Machined lace edging for frill

  • Type: Machined
  • Purpose: edging for a frill
  • Date: 1900-1920
  • Colour: white
  • Width: 3cms
  • Length: 72cms
  • Notes:  Machined hemmed and embroidered highlight. Gathered into bias binding, and machined stitched for ruching = instant gathering.
  • Catalogue no: 1668

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2251. Bobbin lace edging

  • Type: Bobbin
  • Purpose: edging
  • Date: 1880-1910
  • Colour: natural
  • Width:  2.5cms
  • Length: 26cms
  • Notes: Reproduction Genoese in 1650 style for fashion look but East Midland?Bedforshire.
  • Catalogue no: 1126

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