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Help with Needlepoint Lace ID

HI All, I have recently acquired this wonderful lace collar which I believe is a needle or needlepoint lace. Even though I have purchased 3…

Started by Jill Schwartz

16 Feb 15
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Lace Maps

I thought it might be useful to post a map of part of the lace making world. This google map shows part of modern Belgium. The red balloon…

Started by Administrator

3 Feb 11
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Lace Collar~ Totally Lost

I am hoping to learn more about this gorgeous lace collar. I am so impressed when I see the color markings on other posts by admin. I am…

Started by Lorene

13 Jan 10
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Hoping for some help identifying this piece

Hi, I was hoping for some help regarding the type of lace this is. I was also hoping that I might find out it's age and origin. Thank you…

Started by Lorene

11 Jan 8
Reply by Helen Bell

Lace ID? I'll bet this will be easy for most of you.

This lace came in it's original blue paper and has never been used.  Irish but not Carricmacross, right?  Thanks for any suggestions!  

Started by Margo Giroux

10 Jan 7
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Art Nouveau Silk Lace Stole

Hi -  This is my first post, but I've got a couple laces that are totally stumping me and I would love to hear your thoughts on it.  This…

Started by Mary Beth Cecil

5 Dec 4, 2016
Reply by Mary Beth Cecil

Bridal veil ?

Right. Now, let me confess straight off that I know very little about lace. I am new here, and I am eager to learn. I am attaching photos…

Started by Meredith Andrew

11 Sep 20, 2016
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Is this bobbin lace

I have a lovely piece of lace and would like to make something  similar, is this bobbin lace and what style.

Started by Lisa Ann

6 Sep 8, 2016
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Lace of Graz?

Hi there, I bought a book in German at the recent Makit Fair in Peterborough because I was so attracted to the pictures of lovely multi-col…

Started by Sharon

6 May 17, 2016
Reply by Sharon

Very old lace - date ideas anyone??

Hello,  I volunteer at a small local museum here in the UK that has a costume collection. It is mostly 18th C but today we came across a tu…

Started by deborah greenfield

18 May 15, 2016
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