• Lace taken from Alb

    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb

    OBJECT: Awaiting ID
    DESCRIPTION: Lace taken from Alb. Very beautiful pattern. Very ornate. Diamond net. Motifs: Bow with foliage and shaded berries. Rowan berries or Grapes?
    PATTERN: Scattered dots with scattered foliage.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Machine shape Tambour. Spots done in diamond shape. FIBRE: Very fine net – silk/cotton (?) diamond net.
    SIZE: 296 cm circumference x 88 cm depth of lace.
    COMMENTS: Scattered damage. Some stains.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box C

    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace taken from Alb

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  • Lace Fall from Alb

    Lace Lamb of God
    Lace Fall from Alb detail

    OBJECT: Awaiting ID. Lace Fall from Alb
    DESCRIPTION: Lace Fall from Alb – removed from fabric top.
    PATTERN: Top half: Foliage sprigs with dots. Lower half: Lamb of God; I.H.S; several Caskets, with beautiful filling stitches.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour – possibly machine. Shading in tambour. Minor damage.
    FIBRE: Diamond cotton net (18ʺ joined to another with a zigzag pattern). SIZE: 252 cm circumference x 101 cm.
    COMMENTS: Several fine repairs – also holes in the actual pattern. Minor damage.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Rolled, Archival Box C.

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    Lace Fall from Alb detail
    Lace Fall from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Fall from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Fall from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Fall from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Fall from Alb
    ecclesiastical lace, wheat motif
    Lace Fall from Alb
    lace conservation rolled lace
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Fall from Alb

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  • Small Altar Cloth with Fall

    Small Altar Cloth with Fall
    ecclesiastical lace
    Detail from Lace Altar Cloth

    OBJECT: Awaiting ID – Small Altar Cloth with Fall.
    DESCRIPTION: Small cotton altar cloth with three sides of Limerick Lace.
    PATTERN: Tambour with filling stitches on diamond net with pearl edging.
    Motifs: Chalice; I.H.S; Celtic Cross; Scared Heart with a cross at top; Bunches of Grapes; Flowers and Leaves. The net is diamond net.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Scalloped edge with pearl edging. Tambour with some filling stitches.
    FIBRE: Cotton cloth with drop of silk diamond net.
    SIZE: Cloth: 109 cm x 52½ cm. Lace fall: (52½ +109 + 52½) cm x 55 cm.
    COMMENTS: A few small holes in the net. Both edges have been cut to accommodate three sides of the top cotton cloth.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Rolled. Shelf.

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    Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
    ecclesiastical lace
    Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
    Lace Altar Cloth

    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Altar Cloth
    Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Altar Cloth
    ecclesiastical lace
    Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Altar Cloth
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Altar Cloth
    ecclesiastical lace
    Lace Altar Cloth

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  • Stole Ecru

    ecclesiastical lace
    Stole Ecru

    OBJECT: 1986.0068 – Stole Ecru
    DESRIPTION: Tambour lace stole with machine applied areas.
    PATTERN: Basket of roses. The roses have raised petals – other flowers. Each corner has leaf and flower pattern with raised petals.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Spotted net appliqué in the corners; also, in the basket and wreath motif. Also, some bows. Scalloped edge. With side varying at the corner. Edge trimmed with large dots. Outer edge trimmed with picots. Dot grouping throughout.
    FIBRE: Diamond net.
    SIZE: 165 cm x 286 cm.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: Virtually no damage. One or two tiny holes. A few brown stains.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B

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  • Handkerchief initials BHW

    lace handkerchief
    Lace Handkerchief

    OBJECT: 1985.0177 – Handkerchief initials BHW.
    DESCRIPTION: Handkerchief in cream.
    PATTERN: Silk Fabric. Very fine silk. Flower & Scallop edging.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: B.H.W. embroidered onto silk. Edged with diamond net. Tambour Stitch,
    FIBRE: Silk material. Diamond net.
    SIZE: 32 cm x 32 cm.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: Two small stains on the silk.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B

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  • Small Oval Table Mat

    Lace table mat
    Limerick Lace Table Mat

    OBJECT: 0000.5225 – Table mat, Limerick lace.
    DESCRIPTION: Small oval table mat made by Maud Kearney. Numerous dots done in heavy darn.
    PATTERN: Foliage and Casket.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Seed and Heavy Darn.
    FIBRE: Cotton Net.
    SIZE: 21.5 cm x 15 cm oval.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: The mat was made by Maud Kearney. Made 1914 -1929.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

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  • Table Mat

    Lace table mat
    Lace table mat

    OBJECT: 0000.5223 – Table Mat.
    DESCRIPTION: Small oval table mat made by Maud Kearney. Small stain.
    PATTERN: Foliage and Casket.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Fancy Stitches in detail of casket. Heavy darn. Birds Eye. Seed Stitch. Selection of dots in heavy darn.
    FIBRE: Cotton Net. Cotton thread. Ecru colour.
    SIZE: 30.5 cm x 22 cm oval.
    CIRCA: 1925 – 1950.
    COMMENTS: The mat was made by Maud Kearney. Made 1914 -1929. Small stain.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

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