Artefact

Overskirt

1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt

OBJECT: 1989.0117 – Overskirt (black)
DESCRIPTION: Black thread on black net overskirt. Tambour.
PATTERN: Tambour leaves & flowers. Scalloped edge with excess and not cut as it was turned back and worked with tambour pattern.
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour, no filling stitches. Machine made ?? Some repair work.
FIBRE: Cotton thread on cotton net. Possibly made by machine..
SIZE: 97 cm x 101 cm. Finished measurement, then the ruffle 172 cm
DATE: 1880 – 1915.
COMMENTS: Several holes in the net. The outer part is asymmetrical to the front. Unusual.
GIFT OF: Not known.
STORED: Shelf.

1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt
1989.0117 Limerick Lace
Overskirt

REPACKED 31st July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1205

LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/9285

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