Irish point lace cap, Carrickmacross

Irish
second quarter of 19th century


Dimensions

104 cm (40 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.04 front & strings

Accession Number

16.310

Medium or Technique

Linen net with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Machine made net, the front and strings are one piece to which the back is sewed. The design of scalloped bands and small flowers and leaves is of fine lawn and is applied with chain-stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland