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2440. Filet Lace Shelf Trim

Type: Filet Purpose: Shelf Trim Date: 1900-1930 Colour: ecru Width: 7cms Length:80cms Catalogue no: 1425

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2439. Genoese lace and Drawn Threadwork inserts

Type: Genoese and Drawn threadwork Purpose: insert Date: 19th century lace and drawn threadwork with reticella 1650-1700 Colour: white Width: bands at 2cms and 4cms Length: bands at 27cms, 28cms Notes: Pescocostanza (Abruzzi).See Old Italian Lace by Elisa Ricci. Volume … Continue reading

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2438. Cantu Bobbin lace Baby’s Pillow case

Type: Cantu Purpose: baby’s pillow case Date: 1910 Colour: ecru Width: 27cms Length: 41cms Catalogue no: 1396

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2437. Crochet Lace Tray Cloth

Type: Crochet Purpose: Tray Cloth Date: 1916 Colour: white Width: 33cms Length: 44cms Catalogue no: 1397

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2436. Whitework Richlieu work, Bobbin and Filet lace Antimacassar

Type: Whitework Richlieu, Bobbin and Filet Purpose: antimacassar Date: 1880 Colour: white Width: 58cms Length: 45cms Catalogue no: 1400

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2435. French Needlelace Pillow case

Type: French needlelace Purpose: pillowcase Date: 1860-1870 Colour: gold silk Width: 58 cms Length: 40cms Notes: Made in two pieces. Outer edge circa 1860. Thread is not of particularly good quality. The centre panel is possibly earlier ? 1800. ? … Continue reading

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2434. Belgian or Mirecourt hand made bobbin lace length stiffened with gimp

Type: Belgian or Mirecourt Purpose: length Date: 1900-1920 Colour: beige Width: 51cms Length: 148cms Notes: Stiffened with gimp. Probably for applying to contrasting fabric Catalogue no: 286

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2433. Eastern European bobbin lace flounce

Type: Eastern European Purpose: flounce Date: 1640-1650 Colour: white Width: 21 cms Length: 137cms Notes: Probably used as a stiffened and upstanding collar at an earlier period. Note that the design restrained. Basic design was more scalloped, amended for lesser … Continue reading

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2432. Austrian bobbin lace length or insertion

Type: Austrian Purpose: length or insert Date: 1900-1910 Colour: ecru Width: 26 cms Length: 57cms Notes: origin based on shop label Catalogue no: 1292

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2431. Irish Crochet cut length

Type: Irish Crochet Purpose: cut length Date: 1880-1900 Colour: white Width: 13cms Length: 117cms Catalogue no: 1703

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