Category Archives: Modesty Vests

1949. Honiton Bobbin lace Modesty Vest

Type: Honiton bobbin Purpose: Modesty Vest Date: 1930-1940 Colour: white Width: 19cms Length:17cms Catalogue no: 2821

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1913. Brussels point de gaze needlepoint modesty vest

Type: Brussels point de gaze needlepoint Purpose: Modesty vest Date: 1913 Colour: natural Width: 11cms Length: 8cms Notes: Set of 3 modesty vests . See matching collar at Lace post 1912. Catalogue no: 1152(b)  

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1715. Belgian bobbin lace Modesty Vest

Type: Belgian Purpose: Modesty Vest Date: 1900-1930 Colour: White Width: 7cms Length: 21cms Notes: Unused with shop label. Catalogue no: 1791

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1710. Machined and Hand Needlerun Modesty Panel

Type: Machined and hand needlerun Purpose: Modesty Panel Date: 1910-1920 Colour: white Width: 15cms Length: 50cms Notes: 2 styles of machined net with machined embroidery and some needlerunning. Floating dress front. Suitable for an expectant or nursing mother. Catalogue no: … Continue reading

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1315. Cantu Rosealine Modesty Vest

Type: Cantu Rosealine Purpose: modesty vest Date: 1900-1935 Colour: white Width: 14cms Length: 19cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Plate 178 (Top) Page 160 and Plate 180 Page 161 Catalogue no: 2312

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1217. Machined Fabric Modesty Vest

Type: Machined Fabric Purpose: Modesty Vest Date: 1930-1940 Colour: Gold Width: 25cms Length: 43cms Notes: Scrap of 1920’s fabric of gold leaves on brown base. From “Flapper” Dress. Catalogue no: 2228

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948. Branscombe Tape Lace Trim on Modesty Vest

Type: Branscombe tape lace Purpose: Trim on Modesty Vest Date: 1910-20 Colour: natural Width: 21cms Length: 7cms (lace) Catalogue no: 835  

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947. Tape Lace Milanese style Modesty Vest

Type: Tape Lace Milanese style Purpose: Modesty Vest Date: 1910-1920 Colour: natural Width: 23cms Length: 18cms Catalogue no: 844

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945. Rosaline Perle Modesty Vest Motif

Type: Rosaline Perle Purpose:Modesty Vest Motif Date: 1900-1920 Colour: natural Width: 20cms Length: 10cms Notes: Flowers with needlepoint centres. Added leaves with raised edge. Catalogue no: 701  

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944. Hand Machined Shadow Embroidery Modesty Vest

Type: Hand Machined Shadow embroidery Purpose: Modesty Vest Date: 1910-1930 Colour: white Width: 21cms Length: 7cms Notes: On artificial silk rayon Catalogue no: 300   

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