Category Archives: Lengths

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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863. Hand machined Continental Whitework length

Type: Hand machined Continental Whitework Purpose: length Date: 1860-1880 Colour: white Width: 14cms Length: 162cms Notes: Mounted on lawn petticoat with fine tucks, 100 by 162cms Catalogue no: 1462  

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612. Binche lengths

Type: Binche Purpose: lengths Date: 1800-1850 Colour: white Width: 6cms Length: 10cms Notes: Fine thread, edged on both sides. Straight lace. See Binche lace by Michael Guisiana and Lynda Dunn Pages 34 and 87 Catalogue no: 1524

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