Historical information

The sample of crochet lace is an example of a handmade item that would have been used to decorative purpose around the home. Being a shorter length it may have edged towels or found use as a collar however no tie or buttons have been attached at the ends.


The item is significant socially to show the use of textile crafts, such as handmade crocheted lace, to decorate regular domestic objects or create pieces of clothing.

Physical description

A strip of handmade crochet lace with a pointed edge. Mercerised white crochet thread has been used to crochet a lace pattern consisting of small open weave areas reflecting the pointed shape of the lace and a larger, open, zig zag and line pattern.