Artefact of the Month 2021
JHE.2.2019 Belgian needle lace known as War Lace 1914. From the collection of the late John Heritage given by his family. 13.5 x 9 cm.
JHE.21.2019 Bobbin lace c1630, probably part of an edging. A photograph of another piece is in Lady Emily Reigate's book and another piece is in Farnham Museum, Surrey, UK. From the Collection of the late John Heritage given by his family. 27 x 13.3cm.
JHE.11.2019 Mechlin Bobbin lace edging. Early 18th Century. From the Collection of the late John Heritage given by his family. 46 x 6.5cm.
JHE.31.2019 Le Puy Bobbin Lace 1860-1880. From the collection of the late John Heritage, given by his family. 88 x 11.5cm.
JHE.13.2019 Mechlin Bobbin Lace, possibly English because of the unusual ground. c1780. From the Collection of the late John Heritage given by his family. 55.5 x 4.5cm.
JHE.22.2019 Irish crochet doily. Late 19th or early 20th century.
From the collection of the late John Heritage, given by his family 15.5 x 14 cm.
Chantilly bobbin lace. Second half of the 19th Century.
Donation from Jackie Birch.
Size 50 x 46cm. JAI.1.2012
Folder of priced Bedfordshire bobbin lace samples. Early 20th century. Donation size: 16 x 8.5cm. Z.8.2011.
Pricking for tie end from the folder of sample Bedfordshire lace shown in August 2021. Early 20th Century. Donation size 74 x 9cm. Z.9.2011.
Torchon Handkerchief made by the late Kate Riley. Late twentieth century. Bequest. Size 20.7 x 20.7cm. KR.1.2012.
Ayrshire work cap back. 19th century, given by Debbie Gowers. Size 8 x 8cm. DGO.1.2012.
Binche handkerchief border. 20th Century. Size 24.7cm x 24.7cm. Purchase. GF.9.2012.