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Dress Dress

Woman's dress, in purple and black shot silk, trimmed with silk velvet, constructed with the princess line, with a high round neckline and centre front fastening trimmed with velvet, full-length velvet sleeves with shot silk cuffs trimmed with lace, narrow skirt with train falling in swags and cascade, with purple silk ribbons trimming the centre front, panels of velvet and velvet finishing the train: British, c. 1874 - 1879

Hat, cocked Hat, cocked

Officer's cocked hat with gold lace cockade and plume, worn by Sir John Moore at the Battle of Corunna 1809, and removed from his body by Sir Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch

Collar Collar

Collar of flat needlepoint lace, with a scroll design with conventional flowers enriched with modes and connected by brides picotees: Italian, Venice, c. 1640

Border Border

Deep border for an alb, made of lace wtih a pattern of five oval panels, each showing a bishop of the House of Lanti [Lante] kneeling before the Virgin Mary: Italian, Milan, early 17th century

Lace / piece Lace / piece

Piece of lace, rose point needle lace, in linen, with a scrolling floral design: Italian, Venice, 17th century

Cap Cap

Baby's cap, of deerskin, lined with dark blue floral print cotton and edged with bands of lace, decorated with beadwork design of traditional Sioux geometric motifs, a large rose, and looped border in colours, part of a set with bootees: North America, USA, South Dakota, Rosebud Reservation, Rosebud Sioux, by Kathy Frederick, c. 1994

Pinafore, child's Pinafore, child's

Child's pinafore of white organdie and lace: British, c. 1900

Fan Fan

Folding fan with sticks and guards of carved and pierced mother-of-pearl, and leaf of white Brussels lace with a central motif and two side motifs in needle lace set in bobbin lace surround, the design floral, wedding fan of the donor's mother, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: 1891

Baby's cap Baby's cap

Baby's cap of fine white linen embroidered in white Ayrshire needlework with small forget-me-nots and openwork panels, five draw cords in chanels and edged in lace: Scottish, probably Ayrshire, c. 1840 - 1850

Dress, woman's Dress, woman's

Dress of fine white cotton muslin tambour embroidered in white with small flower sprays and insets of lace: British, c. 1810

Baby's cap Baby's cap

Baby's cap of cambric with lace border, embroidered in Ayrshire needlework of partly openwork design: Scottish, Ayrshire, early 19th century

Cover, pincushion Cover, pincushion

Square pincushion cover of white linen decorated with lace, part of a collection of women's and children's clothing: Scottish, Ballantrae, by Ballantrae Lace Industry, c. 1910 - 1914

Brassiere Brassiere

Waist length boned Flexaire bra of black lace over pink nylon fastened by hooks and eyes, V dip at back, belonged to Margaret Corrie: English, made by Flexees c. 1955

Insertion Insertion

Insertion of fine Italian point lace, 17th century

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