Category Archives: Bed Lace

1029. Drawn and bound sheet sham from Italy or Central Europe

Type: Drawn and Bound Purpose: Sheet Sham Date: 1800-1900 Colour: natural Width: 22cms Length: 54cms Notes: The pattern repeat is at 36cms. On handspun linen. A length like this will have been attached to a more ordinary sheet for public … Continue reading

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719. Bedfordshire Guipure and Tape lace Bed Cover

Type:  Bedfordshire Guipure and tape lace Purpose: Bed Cover Date: 1900 Colour: white Width: 56cms Length: 56cms Notes: 9 squares- part of a larger one. Squared tallies  suggest Continental origin. Laundry mark. High quality for the period. Catalogue no: 2144 … Continue reading

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103. North Italian or Austrian Bed hanging/furnishing

Type: North Italian or Austrian Purpose: Bed hanging or furnishing Date: 1750 Colour: natural Width: 26cms Length: 180cms Notes: Motifs consisting of Peacock in a tree, Turkey, Stag and Doe, Dovecote, Dove. Part of longer length. 19th Century machine edging. … Continue reading

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102. Genoese bed hanging

Type: Genoese Purpose: Bed hanging Date: 1750 Colour: white Width: 32cms Length: 143cms Notes: See An Illustrated Guide to Lace – Emily Reigate Page 69. Pattern repeat at 82 cms. Birds on trees, figure in portico, one end finished. Catalogue … Continue reading

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