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Artefact of the Month 2022

January 2022

Corner of a Rosaline handkerchief. 20th Century. Size 21.5 x 22.5cm. Purchase GF.14.2012.

February 2022

Halas needlelace with swan. Last quarter of the 20th Century. Size 5.7 x 5.7cm. Purchase. GF.42.2006.

March 2022

Bucks Point Flounce. 19th Century. Size 258 x 19.7cm. Purchase GF.21.2009.

April 2022

Corner of Youghall needlelace handkerchief. Late 19th Century. Size 37.5 x 35.5cm. Purchase. GF.18.2012

May 2022

Torchon bobbin lace mat designed by Henk Hardimann and worked by Kate Riley. Late 20th Century. Size 13.9 x 20.6cm. Bequest.

June 2022

Filet crochet corner for tablecloth containing the flags of the UK, France and Belgium. Donation from Mole Valley Lacemakers. Size 46 x 22.5cm. MVL.1.2012

July 2022

Chantilly bobbin lace. Second half of the 19th Century. Donation from Jackie Birch. Size 50 x 46cm. J A1.1.2012

August 2022

Floral Bucks Point bobbin lace. Second half 19th C. Gift from Catherine Chadwick. 166 x 5.5cm.

September 2022

Motif of Llamas or other animal. Nanduti lace from Paraguay. Part of a tablecloth. Purchase. 468 x 408cm.

October 2022

Late 19th C. Machine imitation of Regency Point, a type of Point Ground Bobbin lace. Gift from Chris Baragh. 100 x 8cm.

November 2022

Early 20th C. An unusual fan from a Torchon bobbin lace edging. Gift from Mollie Boyd. 58 x 2.5cm.

December 2022

Part of a Chantilly Bobbin lace shawl. Gift from Kirstine Dunthorne. 250 x 46cm.

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