OBJECT: 2001.0618 – Surplice with sleeve ends.
DESCRIPTION: Lawn cotton. Diamond net on sleeve drop.
PATTERN: Sheaves of Wheat. Chalice surmounted by a cross. Vine leaves. Grapes. Flower surmounted by candlestick of three arms. I.H.S.
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Needlerun on diamond net. Outline worked in thicker thread. The filling stitches are worked with a double thread. Scalloped edge finished with pearl edging. Heavy darn. Cobweb stitch. Double whip.
FIBRE: Lawn cotton. Diamond net.
SIZE: Circumference 240 cm x 35 cm deep. Sleeve circumference 74 cm x 35 cm deep.
COMMENTS: Neckline is soiled. Lace has numerous repairs. Some holes in the net not repaired.
GIFT OF: St. Mary’s Parish.
STORED: Archival Box I
REPACKED 4th April 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=871
LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/51521