Category Archives: Dress fronts

2280. Pair of Milanese Dress Trims plus one smaller motif

Type: Milanese Purpose: Dress trims Date: 1900 Colour: natural Width: 29cms at bottom and 13cms at top Length: 75cms Notes: these pieces have been cut but what from? Catalogue no: 1173

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2091. Venetian Needlepoint – Flat point Lace dress front edging

Type: Venetian needlepoint flat point Purpose: Dress front edging Date: 1880-1910 Colour: natural Width: 14cms Length: 43cms Catalogue no: 2923

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2067. Brussels bobbin lace dress front

Type: Brussels Purpose: dress front Date: 1890-1900 Colour: natural Width: 48cms Length: 14cms Catalogue no: 1049

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1773. Whitework false Dress Front

Type: Hand Whitework Purpose: False Dress Front Date: 1890-1900 Colour: cream Width: 40cms Length: 40cms Notes: Cut from muslin flounce with chain stitch work. Possibly originally a cradle drape? Catalogue no: 809

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1772. Domestic Whitework Dress Front

Type: Domestic Whitework Purpose: Dress Front Date: 1910-1920 Colour: natural Width: 27cms Length: 56cms Notes: All hand whitework with centres of drawn work on muslin. Top finished with machined lace. Catalogue no: 796

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1717. Branscombe Needlepoint Lace Neckpiece and Dress Front

Type: Branscombe Needlepoint Purpose: Neckpiece and Dress Front Date: 1890-1900 Colour: natural Width: 34cms Length: 35cms Catalogue no: 837

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1716. Bedfordshire Cluny Bobbin lace Dress Front

Type: Bedfordshire Cluny Purpose: Dress Front Date: 1920-1930 Colour: natural Width: 13cms Length: 29ms Catalogue no: 1715

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1712. Honiton bobbin lace dress front

Type: Honiton Purpose: dress Front Date: 1880- 1885 Colour: white Width: 46cms Length: 42cms Notes: Cuirasse bodice line. Catalogue no: 60

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1544. Honiton bobbin lace dress front and collar

Type: Honiton Purpose: Dress front and collar Date: 1900-1910 Colour: white Width: 44cms Length: 20cms Notes: Style more shaped to the body than previously. Neck collar less than previous periods. Catalogue no: 2391

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1469. Honiton bobbin lace dress front

Type: Honiton Purpose: Dress Front Date: 1900-1910 Colour: white Width: 40cms Length: 37cms Catalogue no: 2355

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