Tag Archives: Alencon

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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2230. Alencon needlelace edging

Type: Alencon Purpose: edging Date: 1780-1795 Colour: natural Width: 4cms Length: 84cms Notes: Tortillee ground. Cut down from a wider piece. Bobbin footside. Damaged generally Catalogue no: 3013

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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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2228. Alencon needlepoint lace edging

Type: Alencon Purpose: edging Date: 1780-1795 Colour: natural Width: 5cms Length: 105cms Notes: Tortillee ground. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 231 Plate 276 & Page 61 Plate 57a. Catalogue no: 3009

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2128. Alencon Needlepoint lace edging

Type: Alencon Purpose: edging Date: 1880-1890 Colour: natural Width: 7.5cms Length: 82cms Notes: “Spots” sewn on later. They are the same as the “spots” in the edging. Catalogue no: 2927

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2126. Alencon needlepoint lace edging

Type: Alencon Purpose: edging Date: 1780-1900 Colour: natural Width: 3.5cms Length: 120cms Notes: The pattern repeat is at 4cms. The attaching tape is composed of 3 layers of hand net Catalogue no: 2929

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2121. Alencon Needlepoint edging with hand bobbin ribbon edging

Type: Alencon with hand bobbin ribbon edging Purpose: edging Date: 1760-1770 Colour: white Width: edging 6cms ribbon 0.3cms Length: edging 60cms ribbon 49cms Catalogue no: 2930

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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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2092. Alencon needlepoint lace pair of cuffs

Type: Alencon Purpose: pair of cuffs Date: 1880-1900 Colour: natural Width: 4cms Length:22cms Notes: Mounted on black velvet ribbon from Alencon of 1760-1775. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 56 Plate 47. For mourning? Catalogue … Continue reading

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