Category Archives: Berthas

1889. Irish Crochet Style Bertha Collar

Type: Irish Purpose: Bertha Collar Date: 1900-1910 Colour:white Width: 84cms Length: 12cms Notes: Probably French or Austrian. Note no Shamrock¬† – Clones style knots done by a looped small chain.¬†See Irish Crochet Lace in Austria and France By Barbara Ballantyne … Continue reading

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1755. Alencon Needlepoint Lace Engageant and Bertha

Type: Alencon Purpose: Engageant(a) and Bertha Collar(b) Date: 1740-1760 Colour: natural Width: (a)11cms and (b) 1.5cms Valenciennes edging Length: (a)110cms and (b) 78cms Valenciennes edging Notes: Centre part of wide engageant & side sections which are mirror imaged. Probably tea-dipped. … Continue reading

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1754. Alencon Needlepoint Lace Engageant and Bertha

Type: Alencon Purpose: Engageant(a) and Bertha Collar(b) Date: 1750-1760 Colour: white Width: (a)11cms and (b) 1.5cms Valenciennes edging Length: (a)136cms and (b) 78cms Valenciennes edging Notes: Full length and mirror imaged. The Valenciennes narrow edging has been added in 1880-1890 … Continue reading

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1638. Bruges bobbin Bertha Collar

Type: Bruges Purpose: Bertha Collar Date: 1880-1890 Colour: natural Width: 14cms Length: 86cms Notes: Low quality work but would have made a statement in wear Catalogue no: 2320

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1538. Flemish Bobbin lace Bertha Collar

Type: Flemish Purpose: Bertha collar Date: 1900-1915 Colour: white Width: 13cms Length: 88cms Notes: Poor quality work. Cotton. Catalogue no: 2370

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1457. Continental machined tape and needlepoint large lace Bertha

Type: Continental machined tape and needlepoint Purpose: Bertha Date: 1900-1910 Colour: white Width: 10cms Length: 100cms Catalogue no: 1804

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1148. Brussels Duchess Bertha Collar

Type: Brussels Duchesse Purpose: Bertha Collar Date: 1880-1900 Colour: natural Width: 12.5cms Length: 88cms Catalogue No: 1085  

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1139. Brussels Mixed Bertha Collar

Type: Brussels Mixed Purpose: Bertha Collar Date: 1880-1900 Colour: natural Width: 18cms Length: 96cms Catalogue no: 1395

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1114. Brussels needlepoint and bobbin Bertha Collar

Type: Brussels needlepoint and bobbin lace Purpose: Bertha Collar Date: 1880-1900 Colour: natural Width: 96cms Length: 12cms Catalogue no: 1157

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1112. Bruges Bertha Collar

Type: Bruges Purpose: Bertha Collar Date: 1880-1900 Colour: natural Width: 84cms Length: 9cms Catalogue no: 958

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