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Costume - Tenerife Lace Blouse

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Canary Island Tenerife lace blouse. The blouse is decorated with bands of drawn thread lace of two widths at the waist line. There are two bands of wide lace featuring two circular motifs and two simple narrow bands. The neckline is decorated with two bands of the wide lace and three bands of the narrow lace. There is a single button opening at both sides of the neckline
Size
50 x 64 cm
Object Registration
1978.0037
Keywords
fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society, lace, women's clothing, blouse, tenerife lace
Historical information
Tenerife lace (calado canario) is one of the traditional industries of the Canary Islands off the coast of West Africa. It uses drawn work embroidery.
Last updated
22 Sep 2019 at 9:12AM