Pair of long lace undersleeves

Irish (Carrickmacross)
Third quarter 19th century


Object Place: Carrickmacross, Ireland

Dimensions

54 x 24 cm (21 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.594a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton lace with cotton banding, silk cord, and metal closure

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Full and gathered in at wrist with narrow flounce of lace hanging from narrow wrist band, design of serpentine flowering stems, some running entire length of undersleeve, sprigs and dots powdered over ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears