• Stole

    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole

    OBJECT: 1988.0141 – Stole
    DESCRIPTION: Stole made in two sections – This piece appears to have been cut down. It was a square cut in two. Some of the edge is stitched on. When the square was in two the pieces were joined to make a stole.
    PATTERN: Floral.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour work – Silk thread on silk net.
    FIBRE: Silk thread on silk net.
    SIZE: 60 cm x 215 cm.
    DATE: 1875 – 1900.
    COMMENTS: Several holes.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole

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  • Mary O’Neil Lace

    1989.0176 Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace

    OBJECT: 1989.0176 – Mary O’Neil Lace.
    DESRIPTION: Sample of tape lace made by Mary O’Neill, Limerick School of Art and Design. 1904 – 1947. It is made of one piece of raw silk with inserts of lace (contrary to LM catalogue description). Lace border at end. It was shortened for unknown purposes. Tape is sewn onto the two sides and top of silk with glue still on the tape.
    PATTERN:
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES:
    FIBRE: Raw silk with tape lace edging. SIZE: 82cm x 60cm.
    DATE: 1904 – 1947
    COMMENTS: We recommend that the tape be removed.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Awaiting storage after tape was removed.

    1989.0176 Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O’Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O’Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O’Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O'Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace

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  • Long Ecru Stole

    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole

    OBJECT: 1986.0162 Long ecru stole.
    DESRIPTION: Cotton net – All Tambour work.
    PATTERN: Diamond net – ecru colour – Tambour work – Leaf – Flowers and lots of dots. STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour – with lots of caskets filled with dots and no filling stitches.
    FIBRE: Cotton on cotton
    SIZE: 52cm x 254 cm.
    DATE: 1875 – 1900.
    COMMENTS: Slightly marked – small repair – a few rust marks.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B

    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole

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  • Veil in Cream

    Large square veil in cream.
    Veil in cream

    OBJECT: 1988.0140 – Veil in Cream.
    DESRIPTION: Large Square. Tambour with numerous filling stitches.
    PATTERN: Diamond net. Some of the outline is in single thread and some worked with a thicker thread.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Some Tambour Outline Also outline done with thicker thread. Heavy darn, Light darn. Knotty – Diamond – Caraway – Shell or Fern – Cobwebs – Some cutwork – Pearl edge.
    FIBRE: Silk thread on silk net.
    SIZE: 196cm x 218cm
    DATE: 1900 – 1920
    COMMENTS: Quite a bit of stains. Slight rust marks.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    Large square cream Veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square Veil in cream
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream
    Large square cream coloured Limerick Lace veil
    Veil in cream

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  • Dress Covering

    Lace Dress Covering
    Dress Covering

    OBJECT: Dress Covering – Awaiting ID
    DESRIPTION: Diamond net. Carrickmacross style using muslin appliqué. Also incorporating muslin tape lace. Some damage, yellow staining in centre, quite a bit of staining (possibly smoke damage).
    PATTERN: Floral bouquet filling each corner. Floral tape-work along border. With a shower of appliquéd floral details throughout the piece.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tape work/ Appliqué/Couching buttonhole stitch.
    FIBRE: Cotton on silk diamond net. Muslin and muslin tape appliqué.
    SIZE: Depth 171cm x Width 168cm. CIRCA: 1878.
    COMMENTS: Stitches not familiar to Limerick Lace. We think it is not Irish lace.
    DATE:
    STORED: Shelf.

    Dress Covering
    Lace dress covering – tape work
    Lace tape work
    Lace tape work

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  • Limerick Lace Stole

    Limerick lace stole
    Limerick lace stole

    OBJECT: Limerick lace stole. LM 1979.0018 – ‘Box 55’
    DESRIPTION: Stole with pattern at top and bottom.
    PATTERN: Hexagon net, Scalloped edge. Three rows of tambour stitch along outline of stole. Outline of flowers done in Tambour. Pattern at both ends. Heavy darn and few filling stitches.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Heavy darn, Filling stitches, Scalloped edging. Limerick Lace. FIBRE: Cotton thread used on cotton hexagon net.
    SIZE: Depth 280cm x Width 54cm.
    DATE: 1878.
    COMMENTS: Quite a bit of damage. It looks like moth eaten because the tears seem to be aligned. Repair attempts.
    GIFT OF: Good Shepard Convent.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

    Limerick lace stole
    Limerick lace stole
    Limerick lace stole - detail
    Limerick Lace Stole detail

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  • Stole (Blond work)

    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work

    OBJECT: 2005.0072 – Stole.
    DESRIPTION: Limerick lace. Blonde work. Designed and made by Eileen O’Donohue of the Limerick Lace School.
    PATTERN: Eastern style pattern with diamond zigzag border followed by flower and leaf border at the two ends. The centre has a scattering of single flowers with leaves. Crochet edges and fringed at both ends.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Limerick Lace & crocheted fringe.
    FIBRE: Raw Silk threads, possibly silk net. SIZE: Height 284 cm cm x Width 58 cm.
    DATE: 1900 – 1915.
    COMMENTS: Soiled – two or three patches, not rust.
    STORED: Archival Box B

    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work
    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work
    Stole - Blond Work
    Stole – Blond Work

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