• 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

    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

  • 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

    REPACKED 5th July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1201

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/5846

  • Long Scarf

    Long White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf

    OBJECT: 1984.0112 – White Stole (Scarf)
    DESRIPTION: Limerick lace white stole/veil of top quality of work and design.
    PATTERN: Flowers and leaves throughout. Elaborate caskets filled with spot in diamond.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Spot in diamond. Heavy darn. Light darn. Pulled seed. Cobwebs. Limerick Lace.
    FIBRE: Silk net. Silk thread used – thicker cotton thread used in the outline.
    SIZE: 36cm x 255 cm
    DATE: 1880 -1900
    COMMENTS: Damaged – but very beautiful piece. Top quality.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival box A

    1984.0112 Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf
    Limerick Lace White Scarf

    REPACKED 18th May 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1194

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/6564