Artefact

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

LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/5846

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