This is the result of the work of Friends of Lace lace conservation workshops that took place in 2018-2019 at the Limerick Museum, made possible by the kind support of Dr. Matthew Potter and by a grant received from Limerick City and County Culture and Arts Office under the Festival and Events Grant Scheme in 2018. 62 artefacts from the collection of the Limerick Museum were catalogued and stored abiding by textile preservation rules recommended by Rachel Phelan, textile conservation specialist.
This is a list of the artefacts:
Stoles, veils and scarfs
- Limerick Lace Stole
- Long Scarf
- Black Stole/Flounce
- Black Square Veil
- Black veil – with tie on
- Bonnet Veil Tambour Stole
- Tambour Bonnet Veil
- Black Flounce
- Dress Covering
Alternatively, you can consult a gallery view.
Gold Metallic Altar Fall
Lace taken from Alb
Lace Fall from Alb
Small Altar Cloth with Fall
Tambour Limerick Lace Veil – Filled with Needlerun
Limerick Lace Veil made by Limerick lace maker, May Bogue
Limerick Lace Altar Fringe with Tambour and satin stitch embroidery.
Synthetic machine embroidery altar fringe.