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.
REPACKED 19th July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1203
LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/8508