DESCRIPTION: Bodice with machine made lace on the edge of the neckline and front opening.
PATTERN: Elaborate floral detail. Greek letters A & C. Sacred Heart. Sheaves of wheat. Vine leaves and grapes.
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Numerous filling stitches. Casket above the flowers with a very good variety of filling stitches.
FIBRE: Very fine linen.
SIZE: Circumference 256 cm x 58 cm deep. Sleeves circumference 40 cm x 26 cm deep.
COMMENTS: Beautiful arrangement of flowers on lower edge.
GIFT OF: St. Mary’s Parish.
STORED: Archival Box J
REPACKED 4th April 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=871
LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/51523