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What kind of needle lace is this? For discussions of needle lace history, and how to identify particular regional/period styles of needlelace. Distinguish different types of needle lace, different kinds of needle lace.
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Santina Levey LACE
Pat Earnshaw NEEDLELACE 1991
Fulvia Lewis LACE 1980
Clare Browne's 'Lace' (V&A, 2004) available from the museum directly
Discussion of different kinds of lace, of which needlelace is only one:
A university based website specializing in the interface of archives, textiles, social history
Many examples: http://www.laceforstudy.org.uk/ ;
Descriptions of the different styles, needle and bobbin - https://www.jeanleader.net/lacestyles/index.html
My pinboards of antique needle lace:
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A new member of laceioli has recently sent in some photos of needle laces, and she wants some help in identifying them. So I am asking needlelacetalk members to take a look and add comments either…Continue
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Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Teri Dow Apr 24, 2016.
Here's another piece also found here in France. My wild guess would be an early example of Gros Point or something similar???? It measures roughly 18" x 5"All suggestions will be much…Continue
Started by deborah greenfield. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Feb 10, 2014.
Hello experts, Here's a piece found in France. Here are my guesses (but I really don't know very much about lace as yet:) : I believe this piece is Italian needle lace but I'm not sure what kind…Continue
Started by deborah greenfield. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Feb 3, 2014.