Category Archives: Handkerchieves

2256. Tambour Embroidery Lace Handkerchief

Type: Tambour Embroidery Purpose: Handkerchief Date: 1870-1890 Colour: White Width: 41cms Length: 38cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Notes Page 108-109 for dating. Silk net. See also Page 112 Plate 119(a) Catalogue no: 3258 … Continue reading

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2255. Bedfordshire Bobbin lace Handkerchief

Type: Bedfordshire Bobbin Lace Purpose: Handkerchief Colour: White Date: 1940-1950 Width: 21cms Length: 21cms Notes: Very simple. Plaits and leaves with a few picots. NOT needlelace as initially queried. See comment from J D Hammett. Will add picture of pinned out … Continue reading

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2254. Machined Tape Lace and Hand needle fillings Handkerchief Surround

Type: Machined Tape Lace and hand needle fillings Purpose: Handkerchief Colour: natural Date: 1900-1920 Width: 33cms Length: 31cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 101, Plate 107(a) and Pages 98 and 99. Catalogue no: 5072

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2250. Tape Lace Handkerchief

Type: Tape Lace Purpose: Handkerchief Colour: White Date: 1900-1930 Width: 24cms Length: 24cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 98 and 99. Contains 8 Honiton motifs with threads taken over the back. One at each … Continue reading

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2093. Barmen Machined Lace Handkerchief or Ciborium cover

Type: Barmen Purpose: Handkerchief/ Ciborium cover Date: 1900-1940 Colour: white Width: 2cms Length: 30cms Notes: See joins on each of 4 sides. Catalogue no: 219

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2013. Bedfordshire bobbin lace handkerchief

Type: Bedfordshire Purpose: handkerchief Date: 1900-1920 Colour: white Width: 32cms Length: 32cms Notes: marked with “MF Stone” Catalogue no:5067

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2011. Whitework Applique with Machined Valenciennes Handkerchief

Type: Whitework applique with machined Valenciennes Purpose: handkerchief Date: 1880-1900 Collour: white Width: 50cms Length: 50cms. Valenciennes is 3cms deep Catalogue no: 5059

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2010. Queen Victoria Memorial Handkerchief

Type: Linen Purpose: Memorial Handkerchief Date: 1901-1905 Colour: white Width: 35cms Length: 45cms Notes: “In Memoriam Queen Victoria Born 24th May 1819 Died 22nd JanY. 1901. Servant of God – Well done. Rest from thy loved employ. The battls o’er … Continue reading

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2007. East Midlands bobbin lace handkerchief

Type: East Midlands Purpose: handkerchief Date: 1920-1940 Colour: white Width: 26cms Length: 26cms Notes: Silk centre Catalogue no: 5068

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2002. Mixed machined lace handkerchief

Type: Mixed machined laces Purpose: Handkerchief Date: 1890-1900 Colour: White Width: 28cms Length: 28cms Notes: Someone has deemed this worth rescuing and putting together. There are a terrific number of very small stitches holding it all together. Made to look … Continue reading

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