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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...

Binche lace nun’s cap

This Binche lace cap is part of a collection of samples of British and Continental lace put together by Charlotte Treadwin, an important lace manufacturer with a business based in...

Corset

This corset is made of damask cotton with strips of whalebone as support and a black lace trim along the top edge. It laces up the back with silk lacing...

Binche lace nun’s cap

This piece is part of a collection of samples of British and Continental lace put together by Charlotte Treadwin, an important lace manufacturer with a business based in the...

Branscombe point needle lace collar

Branscombe lace dealer John Tucker introduced Branscombe point in the 1850s. This needle lace uses fine, machine-made tape and decorative fillings made by hand. It is quicker to make than...

Honiton (East Devon) lace collar

Some of the most famous lace-makers in Otterton were the five unmarried Pile sisters who lived on the green. Mary, Eliza, Blanche, Harriet and Elizabeth Pile were the daughters of...

Wedding veil

Mary Tucker wore this Honiton lace veil (with dress 98/1963/1) for her marriage to Henry Ford on 6 December 1864. The machine-made net is embellished with Honiton lace sprigs and...

Wedding dress

Mary Tucker wore this simple and elegant silk dress (with veil 98/1963/2) for her marriage to Henry Ford on 6 December 1864. It was made by Miss Bromfield of Branscombe....

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