Artefact

Small Altar Cloth with Fall

Small Altar Cloth with Fall
ecclesiastical lace
Detail from Lace Altar Cloth

OBJECT: Awaiting ID – Small Altar Cloth with Fall.
DESCRIPTION: Small cotton altar cloth with three sides of Limerick Lace.
PATTERN: Tambour with filling stitches on diamond net with pearl edging.
Motifs: Chalice; I.H.S; Celtic Cross; Scared Heart with a cross at top; Bunches of Grapes; Flowers and Leaves. The net is diamond net.
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Scalloped edge with pearl edging. Tambour with some filling stitches.
FIBRE: Cotton cloth with drop of silk diamond net.
SIZE: Cloth: 109 cm x 52½ cm. Lace fall: (52½ +109 + 52½) cm x 55 cm.
COMMENTS: A few small holes in the net. Both edges have been cut to accommodate three sides of the top cotton cloth.
GIFT OF: Not known.
STORED: Rolled. Shelf.

ecclesiastical lace
Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
ecclesiastical lace
Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
Lace Altar Cloth

ecclesiastical lace
Lace Altar Cloth
Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
ecclesiastical lace
Lace Altar Cloth
ecclesiastical lace
Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
ecclesiastical lace
Lace Altar Cloth
ecclesiastical lace
Lace Altar Cloth
ecclesiastical lace
Lace Altar Cloth

REPACKED 17th January 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1792

LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: Awaiting ID

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