OBJECT: 2000.0098 Linen Surplice with Limerick Lace. St.Mary’s.
DESCRIPTION: Surplice in linen with white embroidery around the neckline and at the top of the hem at end.
DATE: 1910 – 1930.
PATTERN: Fuchsia. Leaves. Vine Leaf and Grapes. IH.S. with a Cross.
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Needlerun, with a variety of filling stitches. Scattered snowflakes or stars(?).
FIBRE: Belfast Altar Linen. Diamond net.
SIZE: Circumference 250 cm x 26 cm deep. Sleeves circumference 80 cm x 21 cm deep.
COMMENTS: A few holes, not repaired. Sleeves are made up of three pieces of lace, not matching. The inside neck has “Presentation Limerick” in black ink on a sewn in label.
GIFT OF: Presentation Convent Limerick.
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/23353