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
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Synthetic machine embroidery altar fringe.
Tambour Limerick lace altar fall.
Limerick lace altar fall.
Altar Fringe (modern)
Shawl – ecru colour
Family heirlooms brought into Limerick Museum for examination
Limerick lace black tambour overskirt.
Limerick lace stole
Sample of tape lace made by Mary O’Neill, Limerick School of Art and Design.
Long ecru stole. Cotton net – All Tambour work.