Two curved bobbin lace borders. Cream cotton thread bobbin lace, mesh ground, gimp outlined motifs. Design; Flower trails. Top edge attached to machine lace (partly torn). Bottom edge follows design, cut either end. Made in Buckinghamshire, late 19th century. Note written by Lady Berwick on envelope reads: 'Pieces of Old Bucks to be repaired'.
Found in envelope in white box with letter and Note. Label on Box A) 'Old lace to be repaired'. B) 'Burano lace - Mrs Hulton' (only Burano piece identified is ATT/TC/156). Found in box 14 pieces of lace ATT/TC/181-194. 8th Lady Berwick collection; bequeathed to the National Trust by Edith Teresa Hulton, Lady Berwick (1890-1972).
Marks and inscriptions
Pieces of Old Bucks to be repaired. (Note written by Lady Berwick on envelope)