Category Archives: Baby’s lace

2456. Machined Valenciennes Bobbin Bebe lace edging

Type: Machined Valenciennes Purpose: Bebe edging Date: 1880-1920 Colour: white Width: 1cms Length: 17cms Catalogue No: 1061

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2395. Needlelace with Filet lace on muslin for baby’s pillow

Type: Needlelace on very fine musline with filet lace  on a small base net Purpose: Baby’s pillow Date: 1900 Colour: white Width: 25ms Length: 25cms Catalogue no: 613  

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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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1851. Barmen machined Bebe lace for shift for newborn

Type: Machined Bebe lace Purpose: Shift for newborn Date: 1880-1900 Colour: white Width: 68cms Length: 28cms Notes: fine cotton Catalogue no: 395

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1823. English Domestic Crochet Cot Cover

Type: English Domestic Crochet Purpose: Cot cover Date: 1950-1980 Colour: white Width: 81cms Length: 81cms Catalogue no: 699

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1683. English Crochet in Filet style baby’s bib

Type: English Crochet in Filet Style Purpose: Baby’s bib Date: 1870-1880 Colour: natural Width: 56cms Length: 12cms Notes: Probably made for Baptism of order baby. Note Rose motif. Catalogue no: 1609

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942. Whitework Christening Robe Front neck portion

Type: Whitework Purpose: Christening Robe Front Date: 1820-1850 Colour: white Width: 17cms Length: 7.5cms Notes: Added section at the top Catalogue no: 1222   

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905.Whitework Bodice of Baby gown

Type: Whitework Purpose: Bodice of Baby gown Date: 1840-1850 Colour: white Width: 24cms Length: 8.5cms Notes: See ‘Baby Wore White 1800-1910’ by Heather Toomer P12 for general style of late 1830s onwards. See also P 110 Plate II3 1840-1850. Truncated V … Continue reading

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814. Milanese or Flemish bobbin lace baby’s bonnet

Type: Milanese or Flemish Purpose: Baby’s bonnet Date: 1830-1850 Colour: natural Width: 26cms Length: 32cms Notes: Constructed in shape to finish. Last use – Home made silk lining and blue ribbon. Will originally have had a well shaped silk lining. … Continue reading

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651. Machined lace Cradle trim

Type: Machined Purpose: Cradle Trim Date: 1900-1920 Colour: white Width: 20cms Length: 90cms Notes: or underwear trim. Catalogue no: 2120          

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