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Vandyke point lace sample

Charlotte Treadwin was the author of Antique Point and Honiton Lace, published in 1873. She may have designed and made this piece. It is a Devon made needle-lace sample and...

Honiton (East Devon) lace trimming

Honiton lace is a ‘piece lace’ made by joining individual sprigs (motifs) to produce a textile. The decorative part of Honiton lace is the fillings within the spaces of 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 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...

Merletto d’Albissola lace sample

This sample of black lace was collected by Frances Bury Palliser on her travels around Italy. It was made in Genoa where most laces were worked on the pillow...

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...

Exeter Chromatic

Devon lace teachers and their students made a new piece of lace for the 2020 exhibition ‘By Royal Appointment’. Inspired by an old lace design and an historic style of...

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...