Search Results

55 results found with lace

Design for Honition lace and lace sample

It is likely that a student at Exeter School of Art drew this lace design. The students were often entered into national competitions for their lace designs and many won...

Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

This lace sprig was produced by an East Devon lace manufacturer. Ivy leaves and a flower head are represented in bobbin lace, made on the pillow using typical East Devon...

Devon trolly lace sample

This is an example of Devonshire trolly lace. Trolly lace was used for trimmings and it was made in continuous lengths. It was relatively easy to make quickly so could...

Design for Honition lace

Lace dealer Charlotte Treadwin was concerned that lace-makers were not trained to draw or design since ‘lace designing is not much understood at the School of Art’. It is...

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...

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 sprig

This horse chestnut leaf and flower are made from East Devon bobbin lace. The leaves have raised veins and are worked in both whole and half stitch. One small section...

Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

Said to have been made as part of a commission for Queen Victoria in 1861, this East Devon bobbin lace sprig is part of a collection of British and Continental...

Filter your results

Help with searching

We use "filtering" to help you narrow your search. Once you've provided a search term you can use the checkboxes below to narrow your search to a particular site, country, period or type of object.

Hide