My Needlework Box

A Collection of Needlework and Tools Past and Present


Needle Lace, Bobbin Lace and the Imitation Laces

My Collection of Laces from Venice, France, Brussels and Britain


Below are thumbnails for the categories of laces in my collection: Needle Laces, Bobbin Laces and Imitation Laces. I have included here samples of the Venetian Laces from the 17th century and the revival Venetian Laces of the 19th and 20th centuries, French and Belgian Needle Laces and the Imitation Laces such as Tape Lace and Carrickmacross.


Click on any of the thumbnails below to travel to larger photos and descriptions.

Click here for Venetian Needlelace

Click here for French Needlelace

Click here for Point de Gaze

Click here  for 17th c Bobbin Lace

Click here  for Honiton Lace

Click here for Carrickmacross

Click here for Drawn Thread

Click here  for Tape Laces

Click here for Machine Laces