Category Archives: Household items, mats

2438. Cantu Bobbin lace Baby’s Pillow case

Type: Cantu Purpose: baby’s pillow case Date: 1910 Colour: ecru Width: 27cms Length: 41cms Catalogue no: 1396

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2435. French Needlelace Pillow case

Type: French needlelace Purpose: pillowcase Date: 1860-1870 Colour: gold silk Width: 58 cms Length: 40cms Notes: Made in two pieces. Outer edge circa 1860. Thread is not of particularly good quality. The centre panel is possibly earlier ? 1800. ? … Continue reading

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2421. Green and black ribboned handkerchief case

Type: Green and black ribboned Purpose: handkerchief case Colour: green and black Date: 1920-1930 Width: 22cms Length: 32cms Notes: alternate lengths of acid green and black ribbons make this conical shaped handkerchief case. It has been embellished with a black … Continue reading

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2418. Handkerchief case in black satin

Type: Black and red satin Purpose: Handkerchief case Colour: Black with red lining Date: 1925-1935 Width: 28cms Length: 23cms Catalogue no: 2955

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2416. East Midlands Circular bobbin lace Mat

Type: East Midlands Purpose: Mat Colour: white Date: 1900-1920 Width: 14cms Length: 14cms Notes: very poor quality Catalogue no: 3025

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2414. Torchon bobbin lace bookmark

Type: Torchon Purpose: Bookmark Colour: white Date: 2015 Width: 5cms Length: 20cms Catalogue no: 3013

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2413. Circular Handkerchief case in blue satin

Type: Blue satin fabric folded and embellished with pearls Purpose: handkerchief case Colour: mid blue Date: 1930-1940 Width: 23cms Length: 23cms Notes: The functional part at the rear is poorly done. Cases like these for handkerchieves and nightdress cases were … Continue reading

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2411. East Midlands bobbin lace mat

Type: East Midlands Purpose: Mat Colour: ecru Date: 1900-1920 Width: 17cms Length: 17cms Catalogue no: 926

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2410. East Midlands bobbin lace mat

Type: East Midlands Purpose: Mat Colour: white Date: 1900-1920 Width: 15.5cms Length: 15.5cms Catalogue no: 925

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2408. Circular Tea dipped Torchon Bobbin lace Mat

Type: Torchon bobbin Purpose: Mat Colour: tea dipped Date: 1900-1910 Width: 24cms Length: 24cms Catalogue no: 1616

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