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2570. Italian Bobbin lace Bertha Collar

Type: Italian Bertha Purpose: collar Date: 1900 Colour: white Width: 140cms Length: 12cms Notes: Identified by shape Catalague no: 634

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2500. Italian made bobbin lace remade into motif

Type: Italian Purpose: Motif Date: 1880-1900 Colour: white Width: 17cms Length: 10cms Catalogue no: 748

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2266. Italian Bobbin lace edgings

Type: Italian Purpose: edgings Date: 1560-1600 Colour: natural Width: (a) 58cms (b) 68cms Length: (a) 8cms (b) 10cms Notes: See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer Page 121(c) . Very early bobbin lace. Ex Pat Earnshaw Collection. … Continue reading

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2263. Mezzopunto Needlepoint Lace Fall Cap

Type: Mezzopunto Purpose: Fall Cap Date: 1850-1870 Colour: white Width: 22cms Length: 41cms Notes: Italian. Tape and needlepoint. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and Techniques By Heather Toomer for dating Page 86 Plate 90(a) Catalogue no: 2905

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2179. Italian Reticella needlepoint lace insertion

Type: Italian Reticella Purpose: insertion Date: 1640-1650 Colour: natural Width: 38cms Length: 9cms Notes: Good quality linen thread. Shop label is 19th century ? Italian/French. Was it originally a sample or cut by family. See Antique Lace- Identifying Types and … Continue reading

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2020. Italian Needlepoint Lace Tray Cloth

Type: Needlepoint Purpose: Tray Cloth Date: 1920-1930 Colour: white Width: 56cms Length: 37cms Notes: when newly washed this becomes all crumpled. Ironing would not help. It needs to be pulled gently into original shape while still wet and pinned at … Continue reading

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1900. Italian Rosaline bobbin lace collar

Type: Italian Rosaline Purpose: Collar Date: 1870-1890 Colour: natural Width: 8.5cms Length: 80cms Notes: Part of large museum deaccession collection – Metropolitan Museum of Art New York City NY, USA. There are a few broken brides and slight yellowing due to … Continue reading

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1846. Italian bobbin lace edging

Type: Italian Purpose: edging Date: 1700-1800 Colour: natural Width: 8.5cms Length: 39cms Notes: See Catalogus Van De Kantverzameling (Bruges Gruuthusemuseum) – St. Vandenberghe, F. Sorber, L. Van Damme-Ketele en P. VerstraeteBrugge Plate No. 250 Catalogue no: 517

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1737. Italian Lacis edging

Type: Italian Lacis Purpose: Edging Date: 1750-1790 Colour: natural Width: 10cms Length: 33cms Notes: Cut down  and cut at both ends. Diagonal. See Lace – A History By Santina M. Levey Page 100. Italian Catalogue no: 2730  

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1159. Italian or Flemish Furnishing part lace

Type: Italian or Flemish Purpose: Furnishing part lace Date: 1675-1700 Colour: natural Width: 50cms Length: 31cms Notes: See See L’Europe de la Dentelle by Martine Bruggeman Page 63. Feature of “occhiolini”. Last use probably as ? baby gown or ? apron. Cotton … Continue reading

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