Antique Irish Crochet Lace Stole  or Collar

Item Number L014910

Several years ago the Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles in San Francisco published a beautiful pictorial tutorial on antique Irish crochet lace .  At this link you will find this marvelous resource for the history of this type of lace: http://lacismuseum.org/exhibit/Irish%20Crochet%20150%20Years/irish_crochet.html Photos in the slide show include breathtaking examples, some of which are similar to the beautiful collar listed for sale here.

Artfully arranged and beautifully executed antique Irish crochet lace collar or stole features elements of the grape harvest, including the fruit, leaves and vines.  Detailed, fluid and meaningful design that rivals the best of it's type in any collection.  A wee bit of age on the attached crochet lace edge on one end is shown below. Linen thread was used in it's making...it is creamy white and otherwise spotless, in perfect condition and has been freshly laundered and gently pressed.  c.1880's  7" X 44"

Antique Irish Crochet lace collar or stole

$225

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