• Shawl

    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl

    OBJECT: 1998.0607 – Shawl / Veil
    DESCRIPTION: Tambour with filling stitches, ecru colour, or tea dye.
    PATTERN: Flower and foliage filling four corners and along the edges. Scattered flower motif in the body.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour chain stitch and needlerun filling stitch.
    FIBRE: Cotton?
    SIZE: 202cm x 202 cm
    COMMENTS: Thicker or double outline thread. Large selection of filling stitches. Label removed and placed in bag attached. Some rusty coloured staining. Some tiny holes, broken threads. Generally, very good condition.
    DATE: 1900 – 1915
    GIFT OF: Not known
    STORED: Shelf

    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl
    1989.0607 Lace Shawl
    Shawl

    REPACKED 4th October 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1464

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/21330

  • Stole

    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole

    OBJECT: 1988.0141 – Stole
    DESCRIPTION: Stole made in two sections – This piece appears to have been cut down. It was a square cut in two. Some of the edge is stitched on. When the square was in two the pieces were joined to make a stole.
    PATTERN: Floral.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour work – Silk thread on silk net.
    FIBRE: Silk thread on silk net.
    SIZE: 60 cm x 215 cm.
    DATE: 1875 – 1900.
    COMMENTS: Several holes.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B.

    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    1988.0141 Limerick Lace Silk Stole
    Limerick Lace Silk Stole

    REPACKED 31st July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1205

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/8509

  • 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

  • Dress Covering

    Lace Dress Covering
    Dress Covering

    OBJECT: Dress Covering – Awaiting ID
    DESRIPTION: Diamond net. Carrickmacross style using muslin appliqué. Also incorporating muslin tape lace. Some damage, yellow staining in centre, quite a bit of staining (possibly smoke damage).
    PATTERN: Floral bouquet filling each corner. Floral tape-work along border. With a shower of appliquéd floral details throughout the piece.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tape work/ Appliqué/Couching buttonhole stitch.
    FIBRE: Cotton on silk diamond net. Muslin and muslin tape appliqué.
    SIZE: Depth 171cm x Width 168cm. CIRCA: 1878.
    COMMENTS: Stitches not familiar to Limerick Lace. We think it is not Irish lace.
    DATE:
    STORED: Shelf.

    Dress Covering
    Lace dress covering – tape work
    Lace tape work
    Lace tape work

    REPACKED 5th July 2018:

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: Awaiting ID