Category Archives: Lengths

2434. Belgian or Mirecourt hand made bobbin lace length stiffened with gimp

Type: Belgian or Mirecourt Purpose: length Date: 1900-1920 Colour: beige Width: 51cms Length: 148cms Notes: Stiffened with gimp. Probably for applying to contrasting fabric Catalogue no: 286

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2432. Austrian bobbin lace length or insertion

Type: Austrian Purpose: length or insert Date: 1900-1910 Colour: ecru Width: 26 cms Length: 57cms Notes: origin based on shop label Catalogue no: 1292

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2431. Irish Crochet cut length

Type: Irish Crochet Purpose: cut length Date: 1880-1900 Colour: white Width: 13cms Length: 117cms Catalogue no: 1703

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2223.Venetian Rosepoint Needlepoint lace length

Type: Venetian Rosepoint Purpose: Length Date: 1690-1710 Colour: natural Width: 11.5cms Length: 43cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 47 Plate 32(a). Venetian Rosepoint. Picoted brides in very fine work, with raised button hole … Continue reading

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2212. Burano needlelace cuffs and lengths

Type: Burano Purpose: (b) cuff, (c) cuff, (d) length, (e) length used on a cloak Date: 1880-1920 Colour: natural Width: 10cms Length: (b)24cms, (c) 34cms, (d)79cms, (e) 191cms Notes: All from one length. (e) was probably used on a cloak. Made … Continue reading

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2199. Branscombe Tape Lace finished length

Type: Branscombe Purpose: length Date: 1890-1910 Colour: natural Width: 9cms Length: 93cms Notes: This is a lighter and finer piece of work than that at catalogue no 1140 lace post 2198. Outline is replicated throughout the length. Catalogue no: 1331 … Continue reading

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1742. Machined Valenciennes Lace Length

Type: Machined Valenciennes Purpose: Length Date: 1880-1890 Colour: white Width: 9cms Length: 36cms Notes: For edging underwear. Unused. Catalogue no: 2735

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1573. Lille bobbin lace length

Type: Lille Purpose: length Date: 1900-1910 Colour: white Width: 4cms Length: 150cms Notes: Has been attached to fine machined net in a curve at the centre, probably as an edging onto a negligee. Lace in a Rayon thread. See Antique Lace- … Continue reading

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1476. Honiton bobbin lace length

Type: Honiton Purpose: length Date: ? Colour: natural Width: 4cms Length: 107cms Notes: Last use as under bonnet cap. Mounted onto ribbon, selvedge of silk gauze. Finished end to lace. Note gauze is double selvedged, width 15cms. The lace has … Continue reading

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1351. Venetian needlepoint lace length/edging

Type: Venetian Purpose: lace length Date:1675-1700 Colour: natural Width: 9cms Length: 3 metres Catalogue no: 2349 Notes: See the following, The history of this amazing survivor is written within it. The individual motifs and style of the connecting bridges tell … Continue reading

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