• Altar Fall

    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall

    OBJECT: 2011.0002 – Altar Fall.
    DESRIPTION: Limerick tambour altar fall.
    PATTERN: Centre: Heart topped by cross in oval casket. Four IHS symbols. Floral and leaf pattern. At end diamonds filled with needlerun stitches.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour.
    FIBRE: Cotton diamond net worked with diamond thread.
    SIZE: Depth: 39cm. Length: (Tape) 242cm. Lace 386cm
    CIRCA: 1930 – 1950
    COMMENTS: Small number of holes, mostly near top of lace.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box C.

    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Tambour Limerick Lace Altar Fall

    REPACKED 18th October 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1198

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/56203

  • Altar Fall

    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall

    OBJECT: 2011.0001 – Altar Fall.
    DESCRIPTION: Limerick lace altar fall.
    PATTERN: IHS in middle. Chalice on both sides. Large leaves and flowers. Doves. 1908 and 1930. Some crosses.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour and filling stitches
    FIBRE: Hexagonal cotton.
    SIZE: Depth 29cm x Width 265cm.
    CIRCA: 1930.
    COMMENTS: Very little damage; one tiny flower unravelling.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box C.

    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall
    Limerick Lace Altar Fall

    REPACKED 18th October 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1198

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/56202

  • 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

  • Mary O’Neil Lace

    1989.0176 Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace

    OBJECT: 1989.0176 – Mary O’Neil Lace.
    DESRIPTION: Sample of tape lace made by Mary O’Neill, Limerick School of Art and Design. 1904 – 1947. It is made of one piece of raw silk with inserts of lace (contrary to LM catalogue description). Lace border at end. It was shortened for unknown purposes. Tape is sewn onto the two sides and top of silk with glue still on the tape.
    PATTERN:
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES:
    FIBRE: Raw silk with tape lace edging. SIZE: 82cm x 60cm.
    DATE: 1904 – 1947
    COMMENTS: We recommend that the tape be removed.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Awaiting storage after tape was removed.

    1989.0176 Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O’Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O’Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O’Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace
    1989.0176 Mary O'Neil Limerick Lace
    Mary O’Neil Lace

    REPACKED 19th July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1203

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/9344

  • Long Ecru Stole

    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole

    OBJECT: 1986.0162 Long ecru stole.
    DESRIPTION: Cotton net – All Tambour work.
    PATTERN: Diamond net – ecru colour – Tambour work – Leaf – Flowers and lots of dots. STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour – with lots of caskets filled with dots and no filling stitches.
    FIBRE: Cotton on cotton
    SIZE: 52cm x 254 cm.
    DATE: 1875 – 1900.
    COMMENTS: Slightly marked – small repair – a few rust marks.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box B

    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole
    1986.0162 Long ecru Limerick Lace stole
    Long Ecru Stole

    REPACKED 19th July 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=1203

    LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/7021

  • 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