• Veil in Cream

    Large square veil in cream.
    Veil in cream

    OBJECT: 1988.0140 – Veil in Cream.
    DESRIPTION: Large Square. Tambour with numerous filling stitches.
    PATTERN: Diamond net. Some of the outline is in single thread and some worked with a thicker thread.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Some Tambour Outline Also outline done with thicker thread. Heavy darn, Light darn. Knotty – Diamond – Caraway – Shell or Fern – Cobwebs – Some cutwork – Pearl edge.
    FIBRE: Silk thread on silk net.
    SIZE: 196cm x 218cm
    DATE: 1900 – 1920
    COMMENTS: Quite a bit of stains. Slight rust marks.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    Large square cream Veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square Veil in cream
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream

    REPACKED 19th July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1203

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  • Dress Covering

    Lace Dress Covering
    Dress Covering

    OBJECT: Dress Covering – Awaiting ID
    DESRIPTION: Diamond net. Carrickmacross style using muslin appliqué. Also incorporating muslin tape lace. Some damage, yellow staining in centre, quite a bit of staining (possibly smoke damage).
    PATTERN: Floral bouquet filling each corner. Floral tape-work along border. With a shower of appliquéd floral details throughout the piece.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tape work/ Appliqué/Couching buttonhole stitch.
    FIBRE: Cotton on silk diamond net. Muslin and muslin tape appliqué.
    SIZE: Depth 171cm x Width 168cm. CIRCA: 1878.
    COMMENTS: Stitches not familiar to Limerick Lace. We think it is not Irish lace.
    DATE:
    STORED: Shelf.

    Dress Covering
    Lace dress covering – tape work
    Lace tape work
    Lace tape work

    REPACKED 5th July 2018:

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: Awaiting ID

  • Limerick Lace Stole

    Limerick lace stole
    Limerick lace stole

    OBJECT: Limerick lace stole. LM 1979.0018 – ‘Box 55’
    DESRIPTION: Stole with pattern at top and bottom.
    PATTERN: Hexagon net, Scalloped edge. Three rows of tambour stitch along outline of stole. Outline of flowers done in Tambour. Pattern at both ends. Heavy darn and few filling stitches.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Heavy darn, Filling stitches, Scalloped edging. Limerick Lace. FIBRE: Cotton thread used on cotton hexagon net.
    SIZE: Depth 280cm x Width 54cm.
    DATE: 1878.
    COMMENTS: Quite a bit of damage. It looks like moth eaten because the tears seem to be aligned. Repair attempts.
    GIFT OF: Good Shepard Convent.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

    Limerick lace stole
    Limerick lace stole
    Limerick lace stole - detail
    Limerick Lace Stole detail

    REPACKED 5th July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1201

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  • Stole (Blond work)

    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work

    OBJECT: 2005.0072 – Stole.
    DESRIPTION: Limerick lace. Blonde work. Designed and made by Eileen O’Donohue of the Limerick Lace School.
    PATTERN: Eastern style pattern with diamond zigzag border followed by flower and leaf border at the two ends. The centre has a scattering of single flowers with leaves. Crochet edges and fringed at both ends.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Limerick Lace & crocheted fringe.
    FIBRE: Raw Silk threads, possibly silk net. SIZE: Height 284 cm cm x Width 58 cm.
    DATE: 1900 – 1915.
    COMMENTS: Soiled – two or three patches, not rust.
    STORED: Archival Box B

    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work
    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work
    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work

    REPACKED 5th July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1201

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/46254

  • Long Scarf

    Long White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf

    OBJECT: 1984.0112 – White Stole (Scarf)
    DESRIPTION: Limerick lace white stole/veil of top quality of work and design.
    PATTERN: Flowers and leaves throughout. Elaborate caskets filled with spot in diamond.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Spot in diamond. Heavy darn. Light darn. Pulled seed. Cobwebs. Limerick Lace.
    FIBRE: Silk net. Silk thread used – thicker cotton thread used in the outline.
    SIZE: 36cm x 255 cm
    DATE: 1880 -1900
    COMMENTS: Damaged – but very beautiful piece. Top quality.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival box A

    1984.0112 Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf

    REPACKED 18th May 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1194

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/6564

  • Black Stole/Flounce

    1989.0119 Limerick Lace Flounce
    Limerick Lace Flounce

    OBJECT: LM 1989.0119 – Black Stole/Flounce.
    DESCRIPTION: Black Stole. Needlerun Limerick Lace.
    PATTERN: Casket and spray.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Eyelet, Circle and whips, Cobweb, Knotty.
    FIBRE: Cotton thread on cotton Voile (net).
    SIZE: 200cm x 45cm.
    COMMENTS: Some holes on the net.
    DATE: 1880 – 1915
    GIFT OF: Not known
    STORED: Archival Box A

    989.0119_Stole_Flounce_Limerick_Lace
    Limerick Lace Flounce
    1989.0119_Limerick Lace Flounce
    Limerick Lace Flounce
    989.0119_Stole_Flounce_Limerick_Lace
    Limerick Lace Flounce
    989.0119_Stole_Flounce_Limerick_Lace
    Limerick Lace Flounce
    989.0119_Stole_Flounce_Limerick_Lace
    Limerick Lace Flounce
    1989.0119 Limerick Lace Flounce
    Limerick Lace Flounce

    REPACKED 3rd May 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=911

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/9287

  • Black Square Veil

    OBJECT: 1989.0118 Black Veil
    DESCRIPTION: Black square veil.
    PATTERN: Repeated pattern border. Small flowers repeated throughout.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Heavy darn, filling stitches, tambour and needlerun
    FIBRE: Cotton net, cotton thread
    SIZE: 140cm x 140cm.
    COMMENTS: Very damaged. Possibly with moth and pest.
    DATE: 1880 – 1915
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Black Veil
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun

    REPACKED 3rd May 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=911

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  • Black veil – with tie on

    OBJECT: LM 1989.0116 – Veil
    DESCRIPTION: Black veil – with tie on.
    PATTERN: Crows feet. Sail stitch.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour Limerick Lace, Filled with needlerun.
    FIBRE: Black cotton on cotton net. With black cotton ribbon – very narrow ribbon.
    SIZE: 100 cm x 47cm.
    COMMENTS: Slight damage to the net. Elaborate border on the end of the veil. Ribbon pull cord. Shop label attached. Price 17/6.
    DATE: 1880 – 1950
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box A

    1989.0116 Black Limerick Lace Tambour veil.
    Black Tambour Veil – with tie on
    Limerick Tambour Lace Black Veil
    Black Tambour Veil – with tie on
    Limerick Tambour Lace Black Veil
    Black Tambour Veil – with tie on

    REPACKED 3rd May 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=911

    MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/9284

  • Bonnet Veil Tambour Stole

    OBJECT: 1989.0115 Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Lace Stole.
    DESCRIPTION: Black Bonnet Veil, Tambour Limerick Lace.
    PATTERN: Tambour spray with lozenge and leaf border.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Limerick Lace, Pulled seed, Tambour, Filling stitches, Needlerun, Filled with needlerun, Knotty.
    FIBRE: Cotton thread on cotton voile. Black in colour.
    SIZE: 114 cm x 50 cm
    COMMENTS: Slight damage to the net. Shop label attached by thread, price 35/-
    DATE: 1880 – 1920
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box A

    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Stole
    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Lace Stole
    1989.0115 Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Stole
    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Lace Stole
    1989.0115 Black Limerick Lace stole
    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Lace Stole
    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Stole
    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Lace Stole
    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Stole with price tag
    Bonnet Veil Tambour Limerick Lace Stole

    REPACKED 3rd May 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=911

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/9283