• 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Overskirt

    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt

    OBJECT: 1989.0117 – Overskirt (black)
    DESCRIPTION: Black thread on black net overskirt. Tambour.
    PATTERN: Tambour leaves & flowers. Scalloped edge with excess and not cut as it was turned back and worked with tambour pattern.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour, no filling stitches. Machine made ?? Some repair work.
    FIBRE: Cotton thread on cotton net. Possibly made by machine..
    SIZE: 97 cm x 101 cm. Finished measurement, then the ruffle 172 cm
    DATE: 1880 – 1915.
    COMMENTS: Several holes in the net. The outer part is asymmetrical to the front. Unusual.
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt
    1989.0117 Limerick Lace
    Overskirt

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Black Square Veil

    OBJECT: 1989.0118 Black Veil
    DESCRIPTION: Black square veil.
    PATTERN: Repeated pattern border. Small flowers repeated throughout.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Heavy darn, filling stitches, tambour and needlerun
    FIBRE: Cotton net, cotton thread
    SIZE: 140cm x 140cm.
    COMMENTS: Very damaged. Possibly with moth and pest.
    DATE: 1880 – 1915
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Shelf.

    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Black Veil
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    1989.0118 Limerick Lace Veil Tambour & Needlerun
    Black Square Veil Tambour & Needlerun

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  • Black veil – with tie on

    OBJECT: LM 1989.0116 – Veil
    DESCRIPTION: Black veil – with tie on.
    PATTERN: Crows feet. Sail stitch.
    STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: Tambour Limerick Lace, Filled with needlerun.
    FIBRE: Black cotton on cotton net. With black cotton ribbon – very narrow ribbon.
    SIZE: 100 cm x 47cm.
    COMMENTS: Slight damage to the net. Elaborate border on the end of the veil. Ribbon pull cord. Shop label attached. Price 17/6.
    DATE: 1880 – 1950
    GIFT OF: Not known.
    STORED: Archival Box A

    1989.0116 Black Limerick Lace Tambour veil.
    Black Tambour Veil – with tie on
    Limerick Tambour Lace Black Veil
    Black Tambour Veil – with tie on
    Limerick Tambour Lace Black Veil
    Black Tambour Veil – with tie on

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