Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

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.
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
Production Person Initials
Production Date
Production Town
Production County
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Family Group

    Tell Us What You Think

    Subject to approval, your name and blog comment will be made public. Any comment replies from RAMM will also be public. Your email address will never be published. If you wish to contact us privately, please use the Contact form. Required fields are marked *