OBJECT: 2005.0072 – Stole.
DESCRIPTION: 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
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