Artefact of the Month 2023
Early 20th C. Machine imitation of Silk Blonde bobbin lace. Gift from Chris Baragh. 205 x 22cm.
Second half 19th C Needle lace, Inishmacsaint or New Ross Ireland. Gift from Vicki Webster. 60 x 7cm.
19th or 20th C Metal Bobbin lace, probably German, as used for trimming folk costume. Gift from Eva Whitton. 125 x 6.5cm.
Second half 19th C Bedfordshire Maltese Bobbin lace Collar, English. Unknown donor. 37 x 42cm.
19th C 1830 Valenciennes bobbin lace. Gift from Kirstine Dunthorne. 45cm length
19th Century Tamboured shawl. The use of two thicknesses of thread suggest that it may have been made in Coggeshall, England. 34 x 13cm.
Mid-18th Century. Shows techniques usually found in both Valenciennes and Mechlin. It may not have been made in Flanders. Gift from Vicki Webster. 359 x 5.5cm
Circular Craponne mat 20th C. 33 x 33cm. Donation from David McClean.