Artefact of the Month 2019

January 2019

Sample book. Chinese from an industry known as Chefoo.
Early 20th C.
It has 15 pages with different samples of lace with prices.
24.5 x 18 cm.
Purchase from the estate of Shirley Burness-Smith.

February 2019

Point de Gaze needlelace showing a variety of wheel fillings.
End of a lappet.
Bobbin and needle lace.
21 x 12cm.
Gift from Liz Muncey.

March 2019

SHF.15.2017
Knitted Shawl c 1900
288 x 128 cm.
Gift from Shirley Foulsham.

April 2019

SHF.15.2017
Knitted Shawl c 1900
288 x 128 cm.
Gift from Shirley Foulsham.

May 2019

MBT.7.2017
Bucks Point edging early 19th century.
30.5 x 8.2cm.
Gift from Monica Betteridge.

June 2019

SPR. 24. 2018 Cloth with Reticella and Punto in aria laces and whitework embroidery.
Late 16th century.
Dr Spriggs loan collection.

July 2019

PM.1.2018 Ayrshire work.
Crown of a baby bonnet.
19th C. 29 x 33cm.
Estate of Pauline Milnes.

August 2019

MPR.x.2018
Collection of modern Honiton and East Midlands bobbins.

Gift from Pam Robinson.

September 2019

EBU.15.2018
Round Honiton Mat late 20th Century.
17 x 17cm.

Gift from Eleanor Burtenshaw.

October 2019

EBU.21.2018
Very fine knitted collar.
38.5 x 8.5cm.

Gift from Eleanor Burtenshaw.

November 2019

EBU.25.2018
Netted Handkerchief
27 x 27cm.

Gift from Eleanor Burtenshaw.

December 2019

Machine Lace With Deer Imitating Point de Paris
20th Century. 29 x 7.4cm

Purchase