1860 - 1919
Place of origin
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
A pair of applique lace mittens. a) Cream cotton mixed application lace, diamond machine woven net ground. Bobbin lace motifs and spots, flowers and dots. Border width 430 mm (17'). b) off white cotton lace as above but with needlelace fillings,flowers. Border width 8cm 3.1/8'. See b) above. a) Forms main part of mit with one seam. b) forms cuff. The lace is almost certainly Brussels lace (?) and made up in Venice and 19th century after 1860.
Handwritten note by Lady Berwick reads: 'Wreath and mittens of Venetian applique lace worn on my wedding day June 28th 1919'. 8th Lady Berwick collection; bequeathed to the National Trust by Edith Teresa Hulton, Lady Berwick (1890-1972).
Marks and inscriptions
Wreath and mittens of Venetian applique lace worn on my wedding day June 28th 1919 (handwritten note by Lady Berwick)