Artefact

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

REPACKED 22nd November 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1469

LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK:  http://www.museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/56132

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