• Stole Ecru

    ecclesiastical lace
    Stole Ecru

    OBJECT: 1986.0068 – Stole Ecru
    DESRIPTION: Tambour lace stole with machine applied areas.
    PATTERN: Basket of roses. The roses have raised petals – other flowers. Each corner has leaf and flower pattern with raised petals.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Spotted net appliqué in the corners; also, in the basket and wreath motif. Also, some bows. Scalloped edge. With side varying at the corner. Edge trimmed with large dots. Outer edge trimmed with picots. Dot grouping throughout.
    FIBRE: Diamond net.
    SIZE: 165 cm x 286 cm.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: Virtually no damage. One or two tiny holes. A few brown stains.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B

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  • Handkerchief initials BHW

    lace handkerchief
    Lace Handkerchief

    OBJECT: 1985.0177 – Handkerchief initials BHW.
    DESCRIPTION: Handkerchief in cream.
    PATTERN: Silk Fabric. Very fine silk. Flower & Scallop edging.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: B.H.W. embroidered onto silk. Edged with diamond net. Tambour Stitch,
    FIBRE: Silk material. Diamond net.
    SIZE: 32 cm x 32 cm.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: Two small stains on the silk.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B

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  • Small Oval Table Mat

    Lace table mat
    Limerick Lace Table Mat

    OBJECT: 0000.5225 – Table mat, Limerick lace.
    DESCRIPTION: Small oval table mat made by Maud Kearney. Numerous dots done in heavy darn.
    PATTERN: Foliage and Casket.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Seed and Heavy Darn.
    FIBRE: Cotton Net.
    SIZE: 21.5 cm x 15 cm oval.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: The mat was made by Maud Kearney. Made 1914 -1929.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

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  • Table Mat

    Lace table mat
    Lace table mat

    OBJECT: 0000.5223 – Table Mat.
    DESCRIPTION: Small oval table mat made by Maud Kearney. Small stain.
    PATTERN: Foliage and Casket.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Fancy Stitches in detail of casket. Heavy darn. Birds Eye. Seed Stitch. Selection of dots in heavy darn.
    FIBRE: Cotton Net. Cotton thread. Ecru colour.
    SIZE: 30.5 cm x 22 cm oval.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: The mat was made by Maud Kearney. Made 1914 -1929. Small stain.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

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  • Long Stole

    Lace stole
    Lace Stole

    OBJECT: 1985.0175 – Long Stole
    DESCRIPTION: White long stole. White Diamond net. Leaf, Flowers & Caskets.
    PATTERN: Tambour with filling stitches of needlerun. Leaves, Flowers & Caskets.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour filled with needlerun & tambour. Floret stitch. Shell Stitch. Tambour filling.
    FIBRE: diamond Net.
    SIZE: 317 cm x 51 cm.
    CIRCA: 1875 – 1900.
    COMMENTS: Slightly damaged. Some repair work done.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B

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  • Object Lace End of Alb

    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace end of Alb

    OBJECT: Object Lace End of Alb.
    DESCRIPTION: Lace end of Alb.
    PATTERN: Chalice. Cross. Floral and large caskets with filling stitches.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour. Needlerun and tambour filling stitching.
    FIBRE: Silk net.
    SIZE: 94 cm x 236 cm joined in a circle with tape at top..
    COMMENTS: A few small holes and a large amount of repair work done..
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace end of Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace end of Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace end of Alb

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  • Black Flounce

    Tambour Limerick Lace Veil – Filled with Needlerun
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce Limerick Lace

    OBJECT: 1989.0208 – Black Flounce.
    DESCRIPTION: Black Flounce. Square.
    PATTERN: Ferns – Flower border. The centre is done with wheel centre discs in a regular pattern. Tambour border of flowers and coils
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Black on black cotton using cotton thread. Filling stitches in corners. Flowers also in each corner.
    FIBRE: Cotton on cotton.
    SIZE: 153 cm x 153 cm.
    CIRCA: 1880 – 1910.
    COMMENTS: Good condition. A few holes.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce
    1989.0208 Black Flounce Limerick Lace
    Black Flounce

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  • Veil made by May Bogue

    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil

    OBJECT: 2010.0222 – Veil.
    DESCRIPTION: Rectangular piece – possibly first communion veil
    PATTERN: Floral and casket in two corners. Harp, shamrocks, flowers and leaves in other two corners.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Basic heavy darn and selection of filling stitches. Scattered motifs around the edges.
    FIBRE: Cotton which might have been starched. Starch will rot the veil if not removed.
    SIZE: 125 cm x 137 cm.
    CIRCA: 1949.
    COMMENTS: In good condition. A few small holes. Minor damage,
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    2010.0222 Limerick Lace Communion Veil
    Limerick Lace Communion Veil

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  • Altar Fringe

    Altar Fringe 2001.0612
    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe

    OBJECT: 2001.0612 – Altar Fringe.
    DESCRIPTION: White Altar Fringe.
    PATTERN: Floral Leaves and IHS in a repeated pattern.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour and satin stitch embroidery.
    FIBRE: Cotton net with cotton tape top.
    SIZE: 27cm x 202 cm.
    CIRCA: ?.
    COMMENTS: Minor damage. One repair.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box A.

    Altar Fringe 2001.0612
    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe
    Altar Fringe 2001.0612
    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe
    Altar Fringe 2001.0612
    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe
    Altar Fringe 2001.0612

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