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Pair of cuffs

Pair of cuffs

  • Place of origin:

    Honiton (made)

  • Date:

    1860s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs M. Tomlinson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of Honiton bobbin lace cuffs shaped to fit within wide sleeves and tapering in width between the under and the upper arm. It has a design of roses, round flower heads and serrated leaves linked by bars picotées. Cloth work with some half-stitch shading and glossy thread and thread-bundles for outlines.

Place of Origin

Honiton (made)


1860s (made)



Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace


Depth: 4.125 in maximum, Width: 10.5 in folded maximum, Depth: 10.5 cm maximum, Width: 26.6cm cm folded maximum

Descriptive line

Pair of bobbin lace cuffs, Honiton, England, 1860s.


Lace; Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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