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Lille lace sample

Frances Bury Palliser, author of A History of Lace (1864), collected many examples of Continental laces and donated them to the museum in 1869. This Lille lace sample was described...

Honiton (East Devon) lace pillow

Cynthia Voysey (1939-2015) probably made the part-worked lace motif on this traditionally set-up lace pillow. She was a lace-maker, teacher and author, who assisted with lace collection and demonstrations at...

Vandyke point lace sample

This Devon made needle-lace sample is part of a collection of British and Continental lace put together by Charlotte Treadwin, an important lace manufacturer with a business based in...

Vandyke point lace sample

This Devon made needle-lace sample is part of a collection of British and Continental lace put together by Charlotte Treadwin, an important lace manufacturer with a business based in...

Honiton point lace collar

Honiton point is a needle lace. It used machine-made tapes that were applied to pre-printed patterns. Decorative stitches were used as a means of joining the tapes together. The first...

Le Puy lace sample

This sample of Le Puy lace was collected by lace historian Frances Bury Palliser. It is a narrow bobbin lace with heavy chenille thread. Le Puy in France had a...

Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

This East Devon bobbin lace sprig is part of a collection of British and Continental lace put together by Charlotte Treadwin, an important lace manufacturer with a business based in...

Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

This East Devon bobbin lace sprig is a sample of lace made for the 1867 International exhibition. It is part of a collection of British and Continental lace put together...