Category Archives: sleeve trims, undersleeves

2229. Alencon needlepoint lace engageant

Type: Alencon needlepoint Purpose: engageant Date: 1760-1780 Colour: natural Width: 12cms Length: 160cms Notes: Tortille ground. The piece measures 12 cms in depth at centre point and 4.5 at narrow part. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 60 … Continue reading

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2167. Valenciennes bobbin lace sleeve and edging

Type: Valenciennes Purpose: sleeve and edging Date: 1850-1880 Colour: white Width: 10cms Length: 123cms Notes: Probably for Cotta. Catalogue no: 359

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2120. Alencon Needlepoint lace Sleeve trim

Type: Alencon Purpose: Sleeve trim Date: 1780-1795 Colour: white Width: 5cms Length: 78cms Notes: Edging joined as sleeve trim. Damage indicates how little ladies could do in their fine clothes. Catalogue no: 2938

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2106. Alencon needlepoint sleeve trim

Type: Alencon Purpose: sleeve trim Date: 1780-1795 Colour: natural Width: 6cms Length: 76cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer  Page 57 Plate 49, Page 58 Plate 57(b). Some of the many repairs done in plain … Continue reading

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2105. Valenciennes bobbin lace slip or sleeve edging

Type: Valenciennes Purpose: Slip or sleeve edging Date: 1850-1875 Colour: natural Width: 9cms Bottom band, top band 4cms Length: 37cms Bottom band, top band 20cms Notes: Bottom band,  the pattern repeat is at 5cms. Top band, the pattern repeat is … Continue reading

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2094. Argentan needlepoint lace Engageant for right hand

Type: Argentan Purpose: Engageant for right hand Date: 1760-1770 Colour: natural Width: 7cms/3.5cms Length: 173cms Notes: At central deepest point 7cms. At narrower point 3.5cms. Note shared footside edge. Similar design  – See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By … Continue reading

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2080. Alencon Needlepoint lace edging

Type: Alencon Purpose: edging Date: 1780-1785 Colour: natural Width: 132cms Length: 4cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 61 Plate 57(a). Tortille Ground. Some staining. 5 repairs. These sleeve ruffles must have got caught … Continue reading

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2074. Bucks Point bobbin lace edging

Type: Bucks Point Purpose: edging Date: 1840-1850 Colour: natural Width: 105cms Length: 6cms Notes: ? derivation of water lily – dating see Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 203 Plate 238(c). The pattern repeat is at 10cms. … Continue reading

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2039. North Italian bobbin lace pair of alb sleeve edgings

Type: North Italian Purpose: pair of alb sleeve edgings Date: 1650-1700 Colour: natural Width:117cms Length: 52cms Notes: probably convent made. Note variations in tension. Very robust thread. Ex Pat Earnshaw collection. Catalogue No: 2897

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2026. Burano Needlepoint Lace part Engageant

Type: Burano Purpose: part engageant Date: 1775-1790 Colour: natural Width: 6cms Length: 48cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 64 Plate 62(b) and 62(d). The piece has been dated from the depth and it … Continue reading

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