• Alb (2001.0624)

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)

    OBJECT: 2001.0624 – Alb.
    DESCRIPTION: Alb St. Mary’s.
    PATTERN: Circle of fuchsia around I.H.S. Grapes and Vine leaves. Ears of Wheat.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Outline is mainly Tambour, Pearl edging. A circle of fuchsia around I.H.S. Filling stitches done in needlerun. Heavy darn; Cobweb; Light darn.
    FIBRE: Belfast Altar Linen. Silk net. Has been starched.
    SIZE: Circumference 228 cm x 77 cm drop.
    COMMENTS: Alb has been starched. A few repairs and a few holes. The net has gone quite thin.
    GIFT OF: St. Mary’s Parish.
    STORED: Archival Box F

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb (2001.0624)

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    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/51528

  • Alb St. Mary’s (2001.0622)

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
    Alb St. Mary’s (2001.0622)

    OBJECT: LM 2001.0622 – Alb St. Mary’s.
    DESCRIPTION: Top is Belfast Altar linen. Drop is Limerick Lace. Tambour.
    PATTERN: Monstrance; Dove of Peace, Sacred Heart; Cross; I.H.S.; Vine leaves and grapes;
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Diamond net; Tambour needlework Pearl edge;
    FIBRE: Cotton on cotton. The outline appears to be worked with four single threads. Top made in Belfast Altar Linen.
    SIZE: 75 cm drop x 242 round.
    COMMENTS: Several holes in net. Several repairs. Pretty good condition. Several small holes.
    GIFT OF: St. Mary’s Parish.
    STORED: Archival Box E

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb

    REPACKED 14th February 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1772

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/51526

  • Alb St. Mary’s (2001.0623)

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
    Alb St. Mary’s ( 2001.0623)

    OBJECT: 2001.0623 – Alb St. Mary’s.
    DESCRIPTION: Top is Belfast Altar linen. Drop is Limerick Lace. Tambour.
    PATTERN: Monstrance; Dove of Peace, Sacred Heart; Cross; I.H.S.; Vine leaves and grapes;
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Diamond net; Tambour needlework Pearl edge; Some Crown stitch; Knotty stitch.
    FIBRE: Cotton net with cotton thread. The outline appears to be worked with four single threads. Top made in Belfast Alter Linen.
    SIZE: 80 cm deep x 146 cm around x 292 circular.
    COMMENTS: Very beautiful. The seam is designed to blend in with the pattern. Several holes in net.
    GIFT OF: St. Mary’s Parish.

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb

    REPACKED 14th February 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1772

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/51527

  • Alb St. Mary’s (2001.0625)

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
    Alb St. Mary’s (2001.0625)

    OBJECT: 2001.0625 – Alb St.Mary’s
    DESCRIPTION: Top made in Belfast Alter linen. Drop made in cotton net using cotton thread.
    PATTERN: Vine leaves and grapes; Monstrance; Sprig of wheat; Sacred Heart; Scroll of leaves. Beautifully done with floral centre.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Limerick Lace, Black Tambour, Filled with needlerun, Scalloped edging.
    FIBRE: Diamond net. Cotton net with cotton thread. The outline appears to be worked with four single threads. Top made in Belfast Alter Linen.
    SIZE: 80 cm deep x 146 cm around x 292 circular.
    COMMENTS: Very beautiful. Several holes in net. The seam is designed to blend in with the pattern.
    GIFT OF: St. Mary’s Parish.
    STORED: Archival Box D.

    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Alb
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  • Triangular Shawl

    Triangular lace shawl
    Triangular Shawl

    OBJECT: – Triangular Shawl.
    DESCRIPTION: Triangular Shawl, Ecru colour. Ideal subject for study.
    PATTERN: Floral with leaves. African violets – beautiful pattern.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Outlined in heavy cotton thread. Pierced holes – heavy darn (unconventional).
    FIBRE: Cotton thread on cotton net.
    SIZE: 141 cm x 236 cm x 181 cm.
    COMMENTS: Beautiful design. Scalloped edge design changes to suit the triangle.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    Triangular lace shawl
    Triangular Shawl
    Triangular lace shawl
    Triangular Shawl
    Triangular lace shawl
    Triangular Shawl
    Triangular lace shawl
    Triangular Shawl

    REPACKED 14th February 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1772

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: Awaiting ID

  • Gold Metallic Altar Fall

    ecclesiastical lace
    Gold Metallic Altar Fall

    OBJECT: No number. Gold Metalic Altar Fall.
    DESCRIPTION: Attar fall of embroidered gold sequins on net.
    PATTERN: Patterns of IHS, Cross, Grapes, Vine leaves, Wheat & Curls. Scalloped bottom edge.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: 3 colour sequins (gold, silver & brass) embroidered on net. Net sewn to the ribbon, has darts at intervals.
    FIBRE: Cotton ribbon & net.
    SIZE: 200 cm x 40 cm approx.
    COMMENTS: A few repairs. Furthest Cross pattern on right side of fall was not completed. The pencil/pen markings of the pattern tracing are visible.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Wrapped and stored on Shelf.

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    Gold Metallic Altar Fall

    REPACKED 31st Jannuary 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1768

  • Crochet Doily

    Crochet Doily
    Crochet Doily

    OBJECT: Awaiting ID Crochet Doily
    DESCRIPTION: White fine crochet.
    PATTERN:
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES:
    FIBRE: Cotton.
    SIZE: 30cm diameter.
    COMMENTS: No number.
    STORED: Stored in Miscellaneous Box.

    Crochet Doily
    Crochet Doily
    Crochet Doily
    Crochet Doily
    Crochet Doily, wrapped.
    Crochet Doily wrapped

    REPACKED 31st Jannuary 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1768