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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Quarmby, Cicely Victoria (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tatting lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Elise Whitehead

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cover made of tatting lace.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1954 (made)


Quarmby, Cicely Victoria (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tatting lace

Object history note

The donor commented that Cicely Quarmby was a leading light in the 'Women's Institute' in the Lake District, and that this piece was made for a national competition, in which it won a gold medal. It was given by the maker to the donor.

Descriptive line

Cover made of tatting lace, designed and made by Cicely Victoria Quarmby, England, 1954


Tatting; Lace


Lace; Textiles


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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