Artefact of the Month 2020

January 2020

January 2020

SBS.43.2015
Bedfordshire Collar
3rd quarter 19th century
89 x 8.5cm

Purchase

February 2020

February 2020

PM.2.2018
Bucks Point
Crown of a baby cap.
Late 19th century.
38 x 33 cm.

Estate of Pauline Milnes.

March 2020

March 2020

PM.46.2018
Point de Gaze needlelace with layers of petals.
Late 19th century.
181 x 27 cm.

Estate of Pauline Milnes.

April 2020

April 2020

SBS.27.2015
Cantu bobbin lace mat
20th century
14.5 x 14.5 cm

Estate of Pauline Milnes.

May 2020

May 2020

BRE.2.2017
Rumanian
20th century
15 x 13 cm

Gift from Brenda Rewhorn.

June 2020

June 2020

GF
Necklace from Volodga, Russia.
Bought at the OIDFA Congress in the Netherlands
from the Volodga Museum.
Modern.

July 2020

July 2020

JHE.4.2019
Bedfordshire Bobbin Lace c1830.
From the collection of the late
John Heritage
given by his family.
9 x 13.4cm

August 2020

August 2020

JHE.1.2019
Honiton Mat, 20th Century.
From the collection of the late John Heritage
given by his family.
18 x 18.5cm

September 2020

September 2020

SYO.24.2019
Tatted Necklace.
Gift of Sheila York who designed and made it.
Late twentieth century.
58 x 6.5cm

October 2020

October 2020

JHE.18.2019
Floral Bucks Point bobbin lace.
Originally a border on a bonnet veil.
Mid 19th century.
From the collection of the late John Heritage given by his family.
70 x 38 cm.

November 2020

November 2020

JHE.14.2019
Geometric Bucks Point Bobbin edging.
19th Century.
From the collection of the late John Heritage
given by his family.
17 x 3cm.

December 2020

December 2020

JHE.3.2019
Valenciennes bobbin lace triangle.
Early 20th Century.
From the collection of the late John Heritage
given by his family.
18 x 8 cm.