Youghall Irish Needle Lace Cuff


This needle lace cuff has all the characteristics of Irish Youghal lace: no raised cordonnet, semi-naturalistic flowers, the buttonholed loops often with scallops of additional buttonhole stitches surrounding the motifs and outer edge of the lace, a variety of filling stitches, and particularly the mesh ground of irregular bars decorated with picots. This example is of medium quality.

Date Made: 1850-1900

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: British Isles: Ireland

Subject: Lace, Cotton, Adornment, Costume, Needle Lace

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mrs. James W. Pinchot

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L7610Catalog Number: L7610Accession Number: unknown

Object Name: lacelace, cuffObject Type: lace

Physical Description: needle lace, youghal (overall production method/technique)cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in x 2 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_620739

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