Artefact of the Month for 2020

January 2020

SBS.43.2015

Bedfordshire Collar

3rd quarter 19th century

89 x 8.5cm

Purchase

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

 

PM.46.2018

Point de Gaze needlelace with layers of petals.

Late 19th century.

181 x 27 cm.

Estate of Pauline Milnes.

April 2020

 

SBS.27.2015

Cantu bobbin lace mat

20th century

14.5 x 14.5 cm

Estate of Pauline Milnes.

May 2020

 

BRE.2.2017

Rumanian

20th century

15 x 13 cm

Gift from Brenda Rewhorn

June 2020

 

GF

Necklace from Volodga, Russia.

Bought at the OIDFA Congress in the Netherlands

from the Volodga Museum.

Modern.

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

 

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

 

SYO.24.2019

Tatted Necklace.

Gift of Sheila York who designed and made it.

Late twentieth century.

58 x 6.5cm

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

 

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

 

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.