Lace History, Identification

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SJ48 * 20th Century Linens and Lace, Elizabeth Scofield & Peggy Zalamea
Identification, care and prices of household linens including Appenzeil, damask and tatting. (SJ48) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0887408265, 9780887408267

UW09 * 75 X Lace, Patricia Wardle
A comprehensive history of lace through a survey of 75 pieces from the royal lace collection maintained at the Rijksmuseum. (UW09) $44.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9040094489, 9789040094484

SJ44 * Antique Lace: Identifying Types & Techniques, Heather Toomer
Frome 16th c. through 19th c. revivals including knitted lace, tatting and embroidered laces with value guide. (SJ44) $50.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0764313843, 9780764313844

SJ42 * Antique Linens: From The Kitchen To The Boudoir, Marsha L. Manchester
19th & 20th c. linens with price guide. (SJ42) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0764316915, 9780764316913

KU05 * Anybody Can Mend Lace and Linens, Elizabeth Kurella
Basic mending techniques presented in step-by-step detailed photos and case studies of mending in cutwork, crochet, needle lace, bobbin lace and other techniques. (KU05) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0964287129, 9780964287129

LE67 * The Art and Craft Of Old Lace, Freiherr Alfred Von Henneberg
Perhaps the most significant work ever published on the technical aspects of hand made lace, the treatise is fully illustrated by photo and color analysis with a thorough survey and analysis of early lace. (LE67) $100.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 408
ISBN: 1891656104, 9781891656101

BA28 * Bobbin Lace In Photographs, Cynthia Voysey
Detailed photos of the best in bobbin laces from the 17th c. to the present, each piece dated and named. For collectors and admirers. (BA28) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 127
ISBN: 0713453311, 9780713453317

DY93 Dictionary Of Lace, Pat Earnshaw
Alphabetically arrangement of over 400 entries with illustrated appendix. (DY93) $15.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 240
ISBN: 048640482X

SJ45 * Graced By Lace: A Guide For Collectors Of Antique Linen & Lace, Debra Bonito
Lace in the forms of trims, bridal, fashion, etc with value guide. (SJ45) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0764312693, 9780764312694

MP65 * Greek Threadwork: Lace, Tatiana Ioannou-Yannara
An instructive and well-documented source material, colour and black-and-white photographs and typical examples of threadwork in museums and private collections in Greece, are presented here in full recognition of their importance to the international bibliography. Special supplementary designs and patterns analyse the methods used, to make it easier both to comprehend and to reproduce traditional threadwork as well as to create new patterns. (MP65) $47.00 Order Item
ISBN: 9789602040522

Greeting Cards: Early Italian Needlework (LJ12) $4.00 Order Item

CI79 * Guide To Lace & Linens, Elizabeth M. Kurella
Technique for lace identification with value guide and glossery of terms. (CI79) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0930625897, 9780930625894

HI01 * Hispanic Lace and Lacemaking, Florence Lewis May
A thorough survey of Hispanic Lacemaking thoroughly documented with excellent photos and descriptions of virtually every variety of lace technique as well as lace and fashion themes in contemporary portrait art, furniture and fashion. (HI01) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 417

EA09 * How To Recognise Machine Laces, Pat Earnshaw
With clear illustrations, photos and historical backgrounds, this is an excellent identification guide. ISBN. 0-9524113-2-X. (EA09) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 96
ISBN: 0952411326, 9780952411321

SI01 The Identification Of Lace, Pat Earnshaw
The authoritative guide to lace identification. Arranged by technique, you are guided through all varieties of hand and machine laces. Clear photos and descriptions. A must for the collector. (SI01) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0747802378, 9780747802372

LE27 * The Illustrated Dictionary Of Lace, Judyth L. Gwynne
A long awaited definitive reference to lace identification presented in a systematic approach covering techniques, related laces, evolution of style, historical notes, copies, with a wealth of multiple photographs. An important resource for understanding lace for collectors, historians and designers. (LE27) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0916896862, 9780916896867

EA23 Lace, Fulvia Lewis
A beautifully presented collection of antique laces in both true size and detail (EA23) $135.00 Order Item
ISBN: 9788895158105

BI23 * Lace, Translated By Sue Bodden
Part of a series. A pictorial tour of lace from 16th - 20th c. by pattern books, drawings, and contemporary illustrations with descriptive notation. (BI23) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 94
ISBN: 2877142833

DZ29 * Lace and Lacemaking, Marian Powys
Lace collecting and techniques for identifying, making, mending and care. (DZ29) $17.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0486418111, 9780486418117

MU04 The Lace Collection, M. Risselin Steenebrugen
Photo survey of lace from Miusees Royaux D'Art et d'Histoire. (MU04) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 56

TB38 * Lace Fans, Ann Collier
The craft of fan making with historical information. (TB38) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0713489316, 9780713489316

EA05 * Lace In Fashion, From The Sixteenth To The Twentieth Centuries, Pat Earnshaw
An important lace classic, the significance of lace is presented through contemporary portraits and detailed photos. (EA05) $32.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 168
ISBN: 0951389130, 9780951389133

RR01 * Lace In The Making With Bobbins and Needle, Margaret L. Brooke
Originally published in 1923, this remains one of the most outstanding books for exploring both bobbin and needle lace for both maker and collector. Clear drawings and instructions present lace in its most generic forms. (RR01) $24.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 164

DC28 * Lace Machines and Machine Laces, Pat Earnshaw
The most complete and authoritative guide to making lace, the author traces the history of the major lace machines, discussing structure and function, correlating the appearance of the laces with the machines that produce them. Over 400 illustrations and a complete glossary complement the discussion of stitches, techniques and machines. (DC28) $50.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
ISBN: 095241130X, 9780952411307

EA10 * Lace Machines and Machine Laces, V. Ii, Pat Earnshaw
A continuation of the marvels of the machine, with inclusion of the latest in computer technology. ISBN. 0-9524113-1-8. (EA10) $48.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0952411318, 9780952411314

Lace With The Delicate Aire (ex Cat) (B1034) $6.00 Order Item

RR07 * Lace, A Guide To Identification, Heather Toomer
Grouped by technique, technical features and style used to classify and understand laces of all periods. (RR07) $50.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0713457015, 9780713457018

WM02 * Lace, A History (WM02) $200.00 Order Item
ISBN: 9780901286154

LH56 * Lace, A Quick Guide To Identification, Lace Arts Council
CVovers most major laces with photo, close-up and identification characteristics. Includes hand and machine comparisons. (LH56) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Spiral
Pages: 40

AB10 Lace, The Elegant Web, Janine Montupet and Thislaine Schoeller
Beautifully illustrated historical survey with anecdotal stories from lace's golden age. (AB10) $75.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0810935538, 9780810935532

SJ46 * Lace: The Poetry Of Fashion, Bella Veksler
Lace through historical garments. (SJ46) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
ISBN: 0764305387, 9780764305382

SB49 The Lacemaker and The Princess, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Eighteenth c. France, prior to the Revolution, is the setting for this tale where the youngest of a family of lacemakers meets Marie Antoinette. (SB49) $17.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 199
ISBN: 9781416919209

UP51 * The Laces Of Ipswich, Marta Cotterell Raffel
The art and economics of an early American industry between 1750 and 1840 and how this industry sustained fashion. (UP51) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 176
ISBN: 1584651636, 9781584651635

RH02 Linens and Lace, Tricia Foley
The romance of lace as used throughout the home. (RH02) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 87
ISBN: 0517576805, 9780517576809

Living With Lace, Bo Niles
Decorating the home with this beautiful and versatile material in all its myriad of forms. Includes historical information and tips on care. (WH03) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176

WH13 * The Love Of Lace, Cynthia Hart and Catherine Calvert
A visually readable story of lace told with the visual collages this author and become famous for. Laces from the Lacis collection. (WH13) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 104
ISBN: 1563053004, 9781563053009

KU08 * Make Normandy Lace Patchworks Today, Elizabeth M. Kurella
Normandy "patchwork" lace here defined in terms of traditional patterns and the techniques for recreating them. (KU08) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 48

KU10 * The Many Lives Of Old Lace, Elizabeth Kurella
The story of lace and how it survived centuiries of viable use through its adatabilty to be altered, salvaged and reformated to contemporary tastes in costume. (KU10) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 130
ISBN: 0964287196, 9780964287198

EN20 * Merletti E Ricama Italiana, 2005
Research papers on lace and embroidery as presented at an the International Forum of Lace and Embroidery. an event to support the historical traditions. Classification, definitions and techniques. Beautifully illustrated, English and Italian text.Catalog of Italia Invita Internaytional Foum coering all technieus of lace and embroidery. Theme is borders. (EN20) $56.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9788889262061

EN21 Merletti E Ricama Italiana, 2007
Research papers on lace and embroidery as presented at an the International Forum of Lace and Embroidery. an event to support the historical traditions. Classification, definitions and techniques. Beautifully illustrated, English and Italian text. Theme is cushions. (EN21) $36.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9788889262061

EN22 * Merletti E Ricama Italiana, 2009
Research papers on lace and embroidery as presented at an the International Forum of Lace and Embroidery. an event to support the historical traditions. Classification, definitions and techniques. Beautifully illustrated, English and Italian text. Theme is gift and bridal. (EN22) $50.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9788889262313

Miracle (B1509) $25.00 Order Item

BA27 * Needlelace In Photographs, Cynthia Voysey
Detailed photos of the best of needle laces from the 17th c. to the present, each piece named and dated. (BA27) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 127
ISBN: 0713453311, 9780713453317

KU09 * Normandy Lace Patchworks, 2nd Ed, Elizabeth Kurella
The elusive lace, now documented, adds much to the understanding of the innovative patchwork laces of the late 19th c. Includes techniques for creating these pieces. (KU09) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 156
ISBN: 0964287188, 9780964287181

NT01 Nottingham Lace (18th & 19th Centuries), Zillah Halls
This booklet is a brief history of machine lace as it developed in Nottingham (UK) , from the adaptations made to the stocking frame in the later 18th century to the fully developed Leavers machine of the mid 19th century. Includes illustrations of hand made laces simulated by lace machinery. (NT01) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 52

Old Lace (B1041) $40.00 Order Item

BK03 * Old Lace & Linens Including Crochet, Maryanne Dolan
Identification and value guide covering handstitched items of the past century. (BK03) $11.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 200
ISBN: 0896890724, 9780896890725

DZ41 * Old World Lace, Clara M. Blum
A concise illustrated guide to lace identification originally published as Old World Lace in 1920. (DZ41) $8.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 96
ISBN: 0486421503, 9780486421506

DV65 * Pictorial Archive Of Lace Designs, Carol Belanger Grafton
Over 300 antique lace designs taken from diverse sources. Not annotated. (DV65) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 89
ISBN: 0486261123, 9780486261126

Pillow Lace In The East Midlands (LU01) $6.00 Order Item

LH13 * Point and Pillow Lace, Mary Sharp
An authoratative guide to antique and collectable lace, fully illustrated with characteristices fully explained. (LH13) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1891656392, 9781891656392

LA27 * Postcards, Set1
9 clearly photographed postcards of 18th -19th c. laces. Includes a French point wedding couple, filet - children picking flowers, a Lacis unicorn and detailed trims. (LA27) $10.00 Order Item

LA28 * Postcards, Set 3
9 more beautifully photographed antique laces including Gross Point de Venise, Point de France, Mechlin, Point de Gaze Argentella, Binche and more. (LA28) $10.00 Order Item

Postcard, Wilda Northrop Watercolor (LA37) $2.00 Order Item

Recognizing Lace (kantcentrum) (B1044) $15.00 Order Item

RR08 * The Romance Of The Lace Pillow, Thomas Wright
(RR08) $24.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 271
ISBN: 090358512X

DC67 * Royal Honiton Lace, Elsie Luxton and Yusai Fukuyama
A 300 year history of Honiton lace, the finest of the English bobbin laces as viewed through the Royal Honiton Lace Collection. (DC67) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 95
ISBN: 0713457643, 9780713457643

LP07 * Le Secret Des Dentelles, How To Recognize, Vol 2, Mick Fouriscot
Studies of lace by photos, technique and text. This volume covering needle laces: Reticella, Punto In Aria, Venice, Bologna and Burano. French and English text. (LP07) $33.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 2841671291, 9782841671298

EK01 * The Secrets Of Real Lace, Elizabeth M. Kurella
Telling the difference between hand and machine made laces from early l9th c. (EK01) $21.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 76
ISBN: 0964287161, 9780964287167

KP87 * The Structure Of Threads For Lace, Barbara Ballantyne
Cotton and linen lace threads examined with differences noted between the same and different brands and relation to vintage threads. (KP87) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 16
ISBN: 9780980850703

RR02 * Thomas Lester, His Lace and The East Midlands Industry 1820-1905, Anne Buck
The lace industry at the time of the industrial revolution as seen through one of the most important lace designers and merchants of England. (RR02) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 108
ISBN: 090358509X, 9780903585095

EA02 * Threads Of Lace From Source To Sink, Pat Earnshaw
The origins of threads from living and non living sources to some of the most glorious accomplishments of man. (EA02) $27.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 108
ISBN: 0951389114, 9780951389119

LH64 * Vecellio's Patterns For Needle Lace - 1591, Cesare Vecellio
A facsimile of the 1595 edition of the most popular book on early Italian needle lces, viz. Reticella and Punto in Aria as printed from original wood blocks. Includes 95 plates, 78 of which are lace patterns, printed on one side from books 2-5, (LH64) $28.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9781891656927

RR10 * Victorian Lace, Patricia Wardle
Lace, design and manufacture through the 19th c and the socail consequences throughout Europe and England. (RR10) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288

KU06 * Whitework Embroidered Lace Handkerchiefs, Elizabeth M. Kurella
A study and analysis of early 19th c. embroidered handkerchiefs. (KU06) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 96
ISBN: 0964287153

NO54 * Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years, Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Women, cloth and society in the early times, data gathered by the most sophisticated new archaeological methods to show that women were a powerful economic force in the ancient and early modern worlds, with their own industry: fabric. (NO54) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 334
ISBN: 0393313484, 9780393313482

EA03 * Youghal Lace, The Craft and The Cream, Pat Earnshaw
Emphasis on technique with written instructions for 43 stitches. (EA03) $21.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 48
ISBN: 0951389122, 9780951389126

Danish Text

Anne Cathrine Buddes Mons...(pat Bk) (B1001) $20.00 Order Item

Danske Frihandskniplinger (B1004) $36.00 Order Item

French Text

DE46 * Calais, Anne Kraatz
One of finest collections of hand made lace from the Muse de la Mode. B & W and color photos. French text. (DE46) $90.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 368
ISBN: 2711834336, 9782711834334

LT84 * Dentelle Polychrome De Courseulles, Jean-Claude Brulet
The story of the rich bobbin laces of Normandy where threads could be of gold, and color. Beautifully illustrated. French text. (LT84) $34.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 79
ISBN: 228358406X, 9782283584064

SY40 * La Dentelle, Claude Fauque
A poetic survey of lace from historical, technical and social perspectives focusing on the artistic creation. French text. (SY40) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 142
ISBN: 2841462420, 9782841462421

Dentelle, La (le Puy Lace Mag) (B1005) $25.00 Order Item

BK10 * Dentelles, Les Editions Du Carrousel
A pictorial tour of lace from 16th - 20th c. by pattern books, drawings, and contemporary illustrations with descriptive notation. French text. (BK10) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 94
ISBN: 274560192X, 9782745601926

MU02 Dentelles Belges Du 16 Au 18 Siecle, M. Risselin Steenebrugen
Photo survey of 16-18th c. lace (MU02) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 56

MU03 Dentelles Belges Du 19 Au 20 Siecle, M. Risselin Steenebrugen
Photo survey of 29 -20th c. lace (MU03) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 56

WM04 Dentelles Europeennes, Tadao Ogura and Tadashi Inumaru
An extraordinary illustrated catalog of European laces and related costume illustrations from a 1987 Exhibit in Japan. Japanese and French text. (WM04) $46.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 212
ISBN: 487642120X

MU01 Dentelles Italiennes, M. Risselin-Steenebrugen
History of needle lace, including Reticella and filet, from the 16th through the 19th centuries; text in French with black and white photos. (MU01) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 132

MU07 Kant Uit Belgie Van De Zestiende Eeuw Tot Heden, Marguerite Coppens
Museum catalog from 1981 of black & white photos and descriptions of laces from the 16th century to the 1930's, mostly the oldest & fanciest bobbin laces. Dutch text. (MU07) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 144

MU14 Points A L'Aiguille Belges, L. Paulis
Needlelace survey with rich text in French. (MU14) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 61

MU06 Qu'est-Ce Qu'une Dentelle, M. Risselin Steenebrugen
Lace defind through photo details. French text. (MU06) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 52

AD31 * La Route Des Dentelles Normandes, Mick Fouriscot
The needle and bobbin laces of Normandy from Argentan to Chantilly (French text) . Fully illustrated. (AD31) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 48
ISBN: 2911920228, 9782911920226

LJ13 * Tresor De L'Art Dentellier, A. Carlier De Lantsheere
An important well illustrated volume on the history of lace, originally published in 1922. (LJ13) $100.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 174

German Text

BH19 * Kloppelspitzen-Eine Zeitreise, Enrika Knoff
The story of bobbin lace including origins, identification and tools with illustrationms of over 230 pieces illustrated. (BH19) $84.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9783925184956

EF97 * Le Pompe (1562)
Earliest Venetian bobin lace pattern book. (EF97) $24.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 35

Italian Text

EN15 * Antiche Trine Italiane - Trine A Fuselli, Elisa Ricci
Reprint of 1911 work on Italian bobbin laces (EN15) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9788889262153

EN14 * Antiche Trine Italiane - Trine Ad Aco, Elisa Ricci
Reprint of the 2 Volumes from 1908 work on Italian needle laces. (EN14) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 330
ISBN: 9788889262146

EN27 * Arte E Ricamo A Parma, Leone Carmignani
Reprint of 1926 edition of embroidery patterns inspired by the Romanesque monuments of Parma. (EN27) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9788889262337

EN13 * Disegni Per Merletti, Ostaus, Paganino, Vavassore, Vinciolo
Reprinbts of five lace pattern books from the 16th and 17th c. (EN13) $68.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 456
ISBN: 9788889262276

EN16 * L'Aemilia Ars Di Antpnilla Cantelli, Barbara Cantelli
The works and designs of the last great interpreter of Aemilia Ars Needle lace (EN16) $67.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9788889262252

EN28 * Merletti Napoletani, Gioacchino Toma
Bobbin lace design plates by the 19th c. painter Toma. (EN28) $56.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 56
ISBN: 9788889262306

DE43 * Il Merletto Veneziano, Doretta Davanzo Poli
The glory of the Venetian needle laces from their 16th c. beginnings to modern times, with magnificent photos of laces, costume and accessories. Italian text. (DE43) $65.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 143
ISBN: 8841552999, 9788841552995

TX05 * Pizzi Antichi, Cesare Vecellio
The reproduction of the 16th c. book of lace patterns. (TX05) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 71

EN11 * Ricami A Treccia Di Savignano, Bellomo, Notore and Paglierani
The braid embroideries of Savignano by photo (EN11) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9788889262177

EN10 * Trine A Filo Di Refe, Antonio Merli
A 1864 reprint of lace patterns by a Genoese engraver. (EN10) $14.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 36
ISBN: 9788889262078

Japanese Text

JI81 * Duchesse & Rosaline, Michiko Lino
History and examples of these popular bobbin laces. (JI81) $160.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 56

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