Historical information

The sample of crochet lace is an example of a handmade item that would have been used to edge material to create a doily for use around the home.


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

Physical description

A ring of handmade crochet lace consisting of ten motifs joined in a circle. Mercerised white crochet thread has been used to crochet each motif in an open lace pattern using picot edging to give a floral effect.