Historical information

A machine made lace trim with a straight upper edge, the pattern being a repetition of spiders and fans this 133cm length is quite wide and luxurious at 6.7cm width. Although machine made, it is a fine copy of a handmade torchon bobbin lace, although slightly wider than the traditional torchon..


The Amess family owned Churchill Island from 1872 to 1929. This lace collection was owned and contributed to by four generations of Amess women, see above.

Physical description

machine made lace trim, straight upper edge, picots along bottom edge