Lace cap

Irish (Carrickmacross)
mid-19th century


Object Place: Ireland

Dimensions

22.5 x 22 cm (8 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.71

Medium or Technique

Linen net lace with linen woven trim

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Irish, Carrickmacross, mid 19th century. Woman’s lace cap, arranged in rows alternately plain net and lace with rosette and three-dot motives, flounce at back of neck in sprig design edging of bobbin lack across forehead band, ties of net edged with narrow machine made lace.

Provenance

Irish, Carrickmacross, mid 19th century

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Madeleine French