Research Collections
Date
1800 – 1840
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
102.04.0024
Description
Two very delicate guipure lace doilies. Guipure is lace where the patterns are held together by connecting threads rather than to mesh or net ground, as in filet lace. Oval in shape these doilies have designs based on circles. Both are slightly yellowed.
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Title
Doily
Date
1800 – 1840
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
14.0 x 24.0 cm
Description
Two very delicate guipure lace doilies. Guipure is lace where the patterns are held together by connecting threads rather than to mesh or net ground, as in filet lace. Oval in shape these doilies have designs based on circles. Both are slightly yellowed.
Subject
households
decorative
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0024
Images
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