OBJECT: 1989.0103 – Altar Fringe Limerick Lace
DESCRIPTION: Limerick Lace. White lace altar fringe in needlerun and tambour.
PATTERN: Floral motifs, with Sacred heart at centre and IHS set to either side.
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Needlerun and tambour
SIZE: Length of lace 130.5, maximum width including ribbon, 22.7, length of ribbon 184.5, width ribbon, 2.1
COMMENTS: Attached at one side to plain tabby woven ribbon, which extends beyond the length of lace. This ribbon is repaired or extended at one end, with a short length sewn to the original one. The ribbon bears the marks of drawing pins.
GIFT OF: Not known.
STORED: Archival Box A
REPACKED 13th March 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=902
LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/9271