Needlelace Parrot. One of three pieces of needlelace mounted on an orange silk background. 13.2 x 13cm. Mid 20th century. Possibly designed and/or made by Mrs Madeleine Charnaud of Buxton. Patterns for work like this were published in France.
Bought from the Enid Purvis Collection at auction.
Branscombe lace made in India probably as an industry set up by missionaries. Displayed on orange silk size 184 x 95cm along with many other lace mats from many parts of the world. Bought from the Enid Purvis Collection at auction.