• Alb (2001.0624)

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    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

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    Alb (2001.0624)
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    Alb (2001.0624)
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    Alb (2001.0624)
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    Alb (2001.0624)
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    Alb (2001.0624)
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    Alb (2001.0624)
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    Alb (2001.0624)

    REPACKED 28th February 2020: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1779

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  • 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

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    Alb

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

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  • 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.

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    Alb
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    Alb
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    Alb
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    Alb

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

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  • 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.

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    Alb
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    Alb
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  • Gold Metallic Altar Fall

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    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

  • Lace taken from Alb

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    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

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    Lace taken from Alb
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    Lace taken from Alb
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    Lace taken from Alb
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    Lace taken from Alb
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    Lace taken from Alb
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    Lace taken from Alb
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    Lace taken from Alb

    REPACKED 17th January 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1792

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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
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    Lace Fall from Alb
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    Lace Fall from Alb
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    Lace Fall from Alb
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    Lace Fall from Alb
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    Lace Fall from Alb
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    Lace Fall from Alb

    REPACKED 17th January 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1792

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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

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    Lace Altar Cloth
    Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
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    Lace Altar Cloth
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    Detail from Lace Altar Cloth
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    Lace Altar Cloth
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    Lace Altar Cloth
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    Lace Altar Cloth

    REPACKED 17th January 2019: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1792

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  • Object Lace End of Alb

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    Lace end of Alb

    OBJECT: Object Lace End of Alb.
    DESCRIPTION: Lace end of Alb.
    PATTERN: Chalice. Cross. Floral and large caskets with filling stitches.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour. Needlerun and tambour filling stitching.
    FIBRE: Silk net.
    SIZE: 94 cm x 236 cm joined in a circle with tape at top..
    COMMENTS: A few small holes and a large amount of repair work done..
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

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    Lace end of Alb
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    Lace end of Alb
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    Lace end of Alb

    REPACKED 22nd November 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1469

  • Altar Fringe

    Altar Fringe 2001.0612
    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe

    OBJECT: 2001.0612 – Altar Fringe.
    DESCRIPTION: White Altar Fringe.
    PATTERN: Floral Leaves and IHS in a repeated pattern.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour and satin stitch embroidery.
    FIBRE: Cotton net with cotton tape top.
    SIZE: 27cm x 202 cm.
    CIRCA: ?.
    COMMENTS: Minor damage. One repair.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box A.

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    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe
    Altar Fringe 2001.0612
    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe
    Altar Fringe 2001.0612
    Limerick Lace Altar Fringe
    Altar Fringe 2001.0612

    REPACKED 22nd November 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1469

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