Artefact of the Month 2021

January 2021

January 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.

February 2021

February 2021

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.

March 2021

March 2021

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.

April 2021

April 2021

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.

May 2021

May 2021

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.

June 2021

June 2021

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.

July 2021

July 2021

Chantilly bobbin lace. Second half of the 19th Century.

Donation from Jackie Birch.

Size 50 x 46cm. JAI.1.2012