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Rosemary Houston replied to Rosemary Houston's discussion Normandy Lace Identification in the group Identification-History
"Thank you very much for the information and direction to take to learn more - it is greatly appreciated!"
Tuesday
Lorelei Halley Administrator replied to Rosemary Houston's discussion Normandy Lace Identification in the group Identification-History
"I agree with Jo. I also think it is chemical lace. That form of machine lace can make very good copies, particularly it can imitate the style of various laces. I have a few images on my website which shows how this can be. Your example appears to…"
Tuesday
Jo Edkins replied to Rosemary Houston's discussion Normandy Lace Identification in the group Identification-History
"I'm not an expert! So I can't date it for you. Wikipedia has a bit about it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemical_laceThat says that the Schiffi machines came in late 19C. You can tell Chemical lace because the threads look fuzzy.…"
Sunday
Rosemary Houston replied to Rosemary Houston's discussion Normandy Lace Identification in the group Identification-History
"Thank you kindly for your response. Would there be anything to look for to try to date the central portions? My guess is the late 1800s to early 1900s, but it is just a guess. Thank you!"
Sunday
Jo Edkins replied to Rosemary Houston's discussion Normandy Lace Identification in the group Identification-History
"My guess is Chemical Lace (sometimes referred to as Schiffli Lace). See http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/lace/collection/needlemac.htm"
Nov 9
Rosemary Houston added a discussion to the group Identification-History
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Normandy Lace Identification

Hello:I am trying to determine what exactly this is and am hoping for assistance.What I know is that the center pieces were from a wedding dress, date unknown. It was cut into pieces creating a Normandy lace doily, place mats and one long table runner (71 x 13).My thought is that the net is machine made along with the trims. The center dress lace portions are the special part. I think it is needle lace, rather resembling Irish crochet, but it doesn't seem to be crochet. My thought is that it…See More
Nov 9
Rosemary Houston left a comment for Lorelei Halley Administrator
"Thank you very much! I am excited about the learning possibilities!"
Nov 9
Lorelei Halley Administrator left a comment for Rosemary Houston
"Rosemary Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. I think you might enjoy our IDENTIFICATION-HISTORY group. If you have any questions about this site, contact me…"
Nov 7

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collector, lace historian
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Just starting out
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Interested in learning all I can.

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At 9:19pm on November 7, 2018, Lorelei Halley Administrator said…

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Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. I think you might enjoy our IDENTIFICATION-HISTORY group. If you have any questions about this site, contact me and I'll try to help.

 
 
 

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