Category Archives: Ladies Caps and Head Coverings

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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2146. French Needlepoint lace Lappets

Type: French needlepoint Purpose: Lappets Date: 1700 Colour: natural Width: 20cms Length: 162cms Notes: Re-used circa 1880 as possible lappets. Some motifs have been cut through at edge – also at each end a different piece has been added. Dated … Continue reading

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2088. Venetian Needlepoint lace cap back

Type: Venetian Needlepoint Purpose: Cap back Date: 1680-1710 Colour: natural Width: 26cms Length: 25cms Notes: Raised motifs. Damaged by hairpins Catalogue no: 2925  

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2086. Brussels Applique Lappet

Type: Brussels Applique Purpose: Lappet Date: 1900-1915 Colour: natural Width: 13cms Length: 124cms Notes: one end Catalogue no: 2870  

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2081. Honiton bobbin lace lappets of similar style (not a pair)

Type: Honiton Purpose: lappets of similar style (not a Pair) Date: 1850-1870 Colour: white Width: (a) 34cms and (b) 30cms Length: (a) and (b) 7.5cms Notes; Knotted needlepoint ground. Later machined tape heading. Catalogue no: 2913

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2038. Brussels Bobbin lace Lappet

Type: Brussels Purpose: Lappet Date: 1730-1735 Colour: white Width: 7cms Length: 47cms Notes: very worn – soft square end, other end cut. Catalogue No: 2908

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