Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

Description
East Devon bobbin lace sprig of rose bud design, joined to create a curved length. Described in transcript of accession sheet as a prize sprig of rosebuds made for the Paris exhibition of 1867. Each of the nine sprigs comprises of a rosebud and a spray of three leaves, worked in a combination of wholestitch and halfstitch with a single leadwork. Raised and rolled work are used to give a three-dimensional effect. Temporary threads link the outer edges of sprigs to maintain the required shape of the overall piece, several of these can still be seen on this piece.
Accession Loan No.
29/2006/150
Collection Class
Textiles and equipment
Common Name
Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig
Simple Name
lace sprig
Full Name
Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig with design of rosebuds
Production Person Surname
Treadwin
Production Person Initials
Charlotte
Production Date
1867
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group


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