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Lace samples in frame

Lace samples in frame

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Powerscourt, Lady (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    coloured silk needlepoint lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Antrobus

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Group of pieces of coloured silk needlepoint lace in the Bibila style, in mid-late 20th century museum frame, comprising: 1) Unfinished roundel of pink, green, white and claret,. 2) Partial border in vandyke form with pink and burgundy straight edge and vandykes in graduating dark-to-light tones of yellow, pink, green, red, and blue. 3) Group of 21 motifs mounted on piece of paper, mostly floral motifs, including rosebuds, a forget-me-not and a pansy, but also regular repeating pattern fragments.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1820s (made)


Powerscourt, Lady (maker)

Materials and Techniques

coloured silk needlepoint lace


Width: 1150 mm Top edge, Width: 1255 mm Bottom edge, Length: 2340 mm Proper left, Length: 2280 mm Proper right

Descriptive line

Framed samples of coloured Biblia lace





Subjects depicted

Flowers, Dog-Roses; Pansy; Forget-me-nots (flowers); Flowers, rosebuds; Flowers (plants)


Textiles; Lace


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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