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2300. Tamboured net length – Help with identification please?

Type: Tamboured Purpose: ? Help with identification Date: 1880-1920 Colour: white Width: 78cms Length: 184cms Notes: Tamboured plus chemical lace inserts. Cut from a larger piece and additional two poppers indicate that this piece was refashioned for some other purpose … Continue reading

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2202. German peasant lace edging – Help please

Type: German peasant Purpose: edging Date: 1750-1850 Colour: white Width: 10cms Length: 69cms Notes: Does anyone have any further information to share please? Catalogue no: 226

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1533. Set of 3 small Drawn Threadwork and Needlepoint Mats – Can you help with origin and date please?

Type: Drawn threadwork and needlepoint Purpose: Set of 3 small mats Date: ? Colour: white Width: 12cms Length: 12cms Notes: Exquisite work, infills on each are different. 20th Century? Catalogue no: 2378

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1472. Help with identification please?

Type: Help to indentify please? Purpose: Insertion Date: ? Colour: natural Width: 8cms Length: 180cms Notes: Peasant made. Man made thread. Catalogue no: 2353

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1213. Help with Identification please? Collar

Type: Help with identification please? Purpose: Collar Date: 1890-1910 Colour: natural Width: 4cms Length: 34cms Notes: From earlier needlepoint (Ground Point) Last use probably on wedding dress. Catalogue no: 2250

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797. Irish Crochet Modesty Vest – Help with identification please?

Type: Irish Crochet Purpose: Modesty Vest Date: 1930 Colour: white Width: 18cms Length: 15cms Notes: Can anybody give a closer identification please? Although the purpose of the pieces would suggest different dates of use the pattern used in both this … Continue reading

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796. Irish Crochet Jabot – Help with identification please?

Type: Irish Crochet Purpose: Jabot Date: 1920-1930 Colour: white Width: 8cms Length: 15cms Notes: Can anybody give a closer identification please? Although the purpose of the pieces would suggest different dates of use the pattern used in both this piece and … Continue reading

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775. Idrija bobbin lace mat

Type: Idrija Purpose: mat Date: 1890-1910 Colour: white Width: 27cms Length: 27cms Notes: Good linen thread. Constructed from 5 circles connected by a trail and sewings, then exterior tape edging added. Please see comments from Emily. Catalogue no: 342   … Continue reading

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767. Help with Identification please?

Type: ? Purpose: scarf or table runner Date: 1880-1910 Colour: white Width: 9cms Length: 103cms Notes: note many faults in edging Catalogue no: 1313  

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763. Bobbin lace mat – Help with identification please?

Type: Bobbin Purpose: mat Date: 1880-1900 Colour: natural Width: 20cms Length: 20cms Notes: Tea dipped. Good linen thread Catalogue no: 401  

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