Category Archives: Ladies Caps and Head Coverings

2351. Bucks Point Lace Bonnet Veil

Type: Bucks Point Purpose: Bonnet Veil Date: 1830-1840 Colour: white Width: 91cms Length: 65 cms Notes: Lille ground and 36″ wide Catalogue no: 1605

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2341. Embroidered machined net Bonnet Veil

Type: Embroidered Machined net Purpose: Bonnet veil Date: 1830-1840 Colour: white Width: 76cms Length: 582cms Notes: In the style of Blonde Catalogue no: 1254

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2328. Black bobbin lace Mantilla

Type: Bobbin Purpose: Mantilla Date: 1860-1880 Colour: black Width: 40cms, 52cms, 40cms Length: 135cms, 172cms, 256cms Notes: Made in 3 sections Catalogue no: 3025      

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2306. Machined Silk Net and hand needle run Veil

Type: Machined Silk net and hand needle run Purpose: First Communion Veil or Nun’s clothing ceremony Date: 1900-1930 Colour: white Width: 28 inches Length: 28 inches (ie half a 56 ” width) Catalogue no: 900

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2292. Triangular Needlerun Machined Net Lace Mantilla

Type: Needlerun Machined Net Purpose: Mantilla Date: 1910 Colour: cream Width: 82cms Length: 82cms Catalogue no: 1211      

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2263. Mezzopunto Needlepoint Lace Fall Cap

Type: Mezzopunto Purpose: Fall Cap Date: 1850-1870 Colour: white Width: 22cms Length: 41cms Notes: Italian. Tape and needlepoint. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer for dating Page 86 Plate 90(a) Catalogue no: 2905

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2259. Brussels Bobbin Lace Cap Back

Type: Brussels Purpose: Cap Back Date: 1750-1770 Colour: white Width: 19cms Length: 22cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 68 Plate 70 for design. Vrai Drochel ground Catalogue No: 2895

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2205. Brussels or Brabant bobbin lace Lappet sections

Type: Brussels or Brabant Purpose: Lappet sections Date: 1720-1750 Colour: natural Width: 15cms and 15cms Length: 73cms and 93cms Notes: When these remounted pieces were last offered for sale Laurie Waters of Lacenews commented that they were probably two sections … Continue reading

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2195. Whitework on machined net Boudoir Cap or sleeping bonnet

Type: Whitework on machined net Purpose: Boudoir Cap Date: 1850-1890 Colour: white Width: 22cms Length: 72cms Notes: The whitework is from circa 1810-1830 and the cap has probably been remade about 1850-1890 Catalogue no: 729  

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2173. Venetian Flat Point pair of lappets joined

Type: Venetian Flatpoint Purpose: pair of lappets joined Date: 1670-1700 Colour: natural Width: 7cms Length: 55cms each Notes: 2 Lappets each of 55 x 7cms¬†joined. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page43. Much repaired. Central staining. … Continue reading

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