Catalogue

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

Patterns:

Alternatively, you can consult a gallery view.

Altar Fringe

Synthetic machine embroidery altar fringe.

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Altar Fall

Tambour Limerick lace altar fall.

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Altar Fall

Limerick lace altar fall.

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Altar Fringe

Altar Fringe (modern)

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Shawl

Shawl – ecru colour

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Kilkenny items

Family heirlooms brought into Limerick Museum for examination

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Overskirt

Limerick lace black tambour overskirt.

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Stole

Limerick lace stole

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Mary O’Neil Lace

Sample of tape lace made by Mary O’Neill, Limerick School of Art and Design.

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Long Ecru Stole

Long ecru stole. Cotton net – All Tambour work.

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