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Doily

Ecru coloured circular doily with cloth in the middle in "Point de Fee" (fairy stitch) bobbin lace

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Doily

Light beige circular doily in full lace; "Duchesse" bobbin lace with scalloped edges

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Doily

Ecru coloured circular doily with cloth in the middle in "Point de Paris" bobbin lace

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Handkerchief

Ecru coloured square handkerchief or doily with cloth in the middle in "Point de Gaze" fine needlepoint lace

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Doily

Ecru coloured oval doily in full lace; "Point de Rose" fine needlepoint lace with "doubled" rose

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Doily

Ecru coloured oval lace doily showing a large flower surrounded by smaller flowers and stems on a fine 'net-like' background, in "Point de Gaze" fine needlepoint lace

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Lace sample

Straigh-bobbin edging lace which could be sewn edge-to-edge to form a double frill with the pattern continuing across the join; Cartouches of fancy filling stitches; Clothwork pattern with gemp outline; Ground: plaited and twisted threads in hexagonal pattern.

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Straight bobbin, edging lace; Simple repeated motifs; Flowerheads; Lightweight softer lace which suited the summer clothes at the French court: hence its name "summer lace"; Ground: plaited and twisted threads in hexagonal pattern; Clothwork; Gimp thread; Flowerheads.

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Edging lace; Typical Honiton quality; Clothwork; Typical right and wrong sides.

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Alternating appliqué-type motifs joined into a single band; Clothwork; mesh fillings; wheat ears as fillings and joinings

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Design formed by simple scrolling tapes joined by sewings along touching edges; Contrasting effects given by variations in the arrays of holes and the filling stitches within it; Tapes branch out and double back on themselves.

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Edging lace, showing the first signs of raised work; Patterns include: Clothwork; Filling; Brides with picots; Typically Flemish treatment of the Italian baroque style.

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Ornament of tendrils; Decorated with small oval leaves; Shaped border reserving areas of raised outline and filling stitches; Includes raised outline covered in buttonhole stitches; Cordonnet with picots; Areas of buttonhole stitches; Filling stitches in buttonholed rings; stars; bars.

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Vestee

Insert for dress front; motifs include clothwork patterns; wheat ears; plaited brides with picots.

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Lace sample

Ten samples of bobbin lace each of a different pattern, illustrating the various identifying techniques of Bedfordshire lace; Includes wheat ears (in each sample); plaited brides with and without picots; twisted brides; clothwork; point ground as a filling.

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Lace sample

Edging lace; Bobbin-made motifs applied to net ground; spring, flower head and scroll motif; Made in clothwork.

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Wide edging lace; Needlepoint on a handmade bobbin net; Sprays of flowers and leaves and leaf dots throughout the reseau (ground); Appliquéd bobbin motifs; Edging of pointed leaves.

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Edging lace; Scalloped border; Floral motifs in clothwork applied over net ground.

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Lace sample

Designs of odd-shaped cartouches; An example of the much simplified designs current in the mid-later part of the 19th century.

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Lace sample

Example of the much simplified designs current in the later part of the 19th century.

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Lace sample

Close-worked ornament; Resembles 17th century Flanders lace; Edging; Straight bobbin lace; Fine uniform threads with no gimp outline; Clothwork scrolls; Cartouches with fillings; Extremely fine and declicate; Complex ground.

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Lace sample

Close-worked ornament, resembling 17th century Flanders lace; Straight bobbin, edging lace; Fine uniform threads with no gimp outline; Scrolls, flowers and cartouches with closely woven cloth work pattern; Outlined with rows of rectangular holes, which are also used to separate motifs within; Round Flemish ground; Hexagonal mesh with four threads plaited on all six sides enclosing an almost round hole.

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Lace sample

Round-holed background mesh; Patterns of clothwork; Very sparse decoration in dot motif.

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Diamond-holed background mesh; Patterns of clothwork.

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Straight bobbin lace; Diamond-shaped mesh; Flat lace with no raised threads or gimp outlines; Typical closely woven clothwork with rectangular holes outlining motifs; Repeating pattern of stemmed roses.

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