Nevertheless, this work is expensive, so in order to keep providing this resource, we have taken steps to prevent abuse by commercial parties, including placing technical restrictions on automated querying. In the '* London Chronicle" of 1767, will be found an account of the opening of a Scandinavian barrow, near Wareham, in Dorsetshire. Be that as it may, the '^ opus Anglicanum *' was sought for by foreign prelates, and made the subject of papal correspond- ence.^'^ Nor did our Anglo-Saxon kings ever &il, in their pilgrimage to Borne, to bestow on the sovereign Pontii T garments richly embroidered in gold and precious stones. The manufacture of gold and silver lace having met with considerable success, the Irish Parliament, in 1778, gave it their protection by passing an Act prohibiting the entry of all such commodities either firom England or foreign parts.
We also ask that you: Make non-commercial use of the files We designed Google Book Search for use by individuals, and we request that you use these files for personal, non-commercial purposes. Boyal and noble ladies plied their needles for the adornment of the M Strntt. Dnnstaii himself did not disdain to design patterns to be executed by their hands.^^ The fotir daughters of Edward the Elder were £amed for their abi Uty in all kinds of work. •0 •• Gentleman's and Citizen's Almanac," by Samuel Watson. ♦•Tlie Lady Arabella Denny died 1792, aged 85 ; she was second daughter of Thos. The Iridh Ac-ademy, in acknowledgment of her patriotic exertions, ofifered a prize of 100 guineas for the best monody on her death. 415 And now, for fifty years and more, history is silent on the subject of lace-nmking by the " fiimishing children " of the Emerald Isle J* In the year 1829 the mannfactore of Limerick lace was first esta- blished in Ireland.
This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. At a meeting of the society it was moved that " The annual importa- tion of worked ruffles and of bone lace and edging into this country is considerable. ' "Edinburgh Amusement." 2 D 2 404 HISTORY OF LACE. ** For the whitest, beet, and finest lace, commonly called Hamilton lace, and of the best pattern, not under two yards in length and not under three inches in breadtli." . Ninepence extra was charged for every ounce of silk worked in. The prizes they awarded were liberal, and success attended their efforts. In the portrait at Muckruss of the Countess of Desmond, she is represented with a lace collar. awarded to Susanna Hunt, of Fishamble Street, aged eleven, for a piece of lace most extraordinarily well wrought. **0n les vend a liyon, par Pierre de saincte Lucie, en la maison du dei!
It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. By proper encouragement we might be s'lpplied at home with these ornaments. As may be supposed, the newly-founded fiibric of the duchess was not passed over by a society of which the duke himself was the patron. 192, we learn that the value of a queen's raiment, should she bring a suitable dowry, ought to amount to the cost of six cows ; but of what the said raiment consisted history is dark. An Irish smock wrought with silk and gold was considered an object worthy of a king's wardrobe, as the Inventory of King Edward IV.* attests: — " Item, one Irishe smocke wrought with golde and silke." The Bebellion at an end, a friendly intercourse, as regards fashion, vras kept up between the English and the Irish. ^ That lace rufi Es soon appeared in Ireland may be proved by the effigy on a tomb still extant in the Abbey of Glonard, in which the Dillon arms are conspicuous, and alao by paintings of the St. It was taken, as stated at the back of the portrait, '* as she appcaitxi at the court of King James, 1614, and in y« 140tli year of her age." Thither she went to endeavour to revei-se the attainder of her house. Miss Elinor Brereton, of Baheenduff, Queen's County, for the best imitation of Brussels lace with the needle, 7/. 6d., "for having caused a considerable quantity of bone lace to be made by girls whom* she has instructed and employed in the work." Among the premiums granted to "poor gentlewomen" we find : To Miss Jane Knox, for an apron of elegant pattern, and curiously wrought, 6/. 6i., and silver medals to two ladies who, we suppose, are above receiving money as a reward. ' ** The freedom of the City of Dublin was also conferred upon her, presented in due form in a silver box, as a mark of esteem for her great charities and constant care of the Foundling children in the city workhouse." — Dt Min Freeman* t Journal, 30 /ti/y, 1766. lace made be exposed for sale in the warehouses of the Irish Silk Com- pany.
Refrain from automated querying Do not send automated queries of any sort to Google's system: If you are conducting research on machine translation, optical character recognition or other areas where access to a large amount of text is helpful, please contact us. they occupied in thy fairs with emeralds, parple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and ooral, and agate." 1* Opus Phrygianum. I'* The richly-embroidered orphrey B of the EDgliah clergy excited the admiration of Pope Innocent l Y. Their feiher, says William of Malmesbury, had caused them in childhood " to give their whole attention to letters, and afterwards employed them in the labours of the distaff and the needle." Edgitha, Queen of Edward the Confessor, was, says the same historian, '^perfect mistress of her needle." ^^ Though 'needlework was greatly cultivated in France, and " Berthe aux grands pieds," mother of Charlemagne, was a celebrated worker — •' ii onyiser si com je toxis dirai N'ayoit mel Uor ouvriere de Tours jusqu'k Oambrai ;** and of Charlemagne,^^ it is chronicled that he ** See fl Ues fist bien doctriner, Et aprendre keudre et filor " — still the palm may be accorded to our Anglo-Saxon ancestresses, for William the Conqueror, on his first appearance in public, after the battle of Hastings, clad himself in a richly-wrought cloak of Anglo-Saxon embroidery,^^ an improvement, no doubt, upon that he had been used to, if we may judge firom the reputed handiwork of his queen, — ^the fer-fiamed tapestry of Bayeux. It was gained by John Macaulay, Esq." — Dublin Freeman's Journal, 20 /a? Lace, in the strictest sense of the word, it cannot be termed; it consists entirely of tamboor-work upon what is commonly known as Nottingham net.
We encourage the use of public domain materials for these purposes and may be able to help. (3246), who inquired where they were made, and being answered, in Eng- land, he exclaimed, " Troly England is oar garden of delight, in sooth, it is a we U inex- haustible, and where there is great abmidaaoe ; from thence much may be extracted." And immediately he despatched ofi Scial letters to some of the Cistercian abbots in England, enjoining them to procure a certain quantity of such embroidered vestments, and send them to Borne for his own use. Perhaps the finest specimens of '^ opus Anglicanum " extant, are the cope and maniple of St. This fabric was first introduced by one Charles Walker,*^ a native of Oxfordshire, who brought over twenty-four girls as teachers, and com- menced manufiicturing at a place in Limeridc called Mount Eennett. Paul's Churchyard, imtil that house became bankrupt in 1834 ; after which a traveller was sent through England, Scotland, and Ireland to take orders.
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Marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. Be that as it may, the govern- ment prohibited its use, and the shirts were reduced in quantify to six 1 " Essay on the Dress of the Early Irish." J. Swift was among the first to support the movement, and in a pro- logue he composed, in 1721, to a play acted for the benefit of the Irish weavers, he says: — ** Since waiting- women, like exacting jadee, Hold np the prices of their old brocades, We'U dress in manufactures made at home." Shortly afterwards, at a meeting, he proposed the following resolu- tion : — "That the ladies wear Irish manufactures. No prizes are given for any lace exhibited at less than lla. the yard, and that only to those not resident in the city of Dublin, or within five miles of it. Usage guidelines Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. trunk of an oak were found many bones, wrapped in a covering of deer- skins neatly sewn together. There is brought an- nually into this kingdom near 90,000Z. Twenty per cent, will be given on the value of the lace, provided it shall not exceed 500A in value. Public domain books belong to the public and we are merely their custodians. 3 of this handicraft^ as the discovery of gold needles, and other working implements in the Scandinavian tumii U can testify, — mysteries of the East brought over by Odin and his followers, or may be, by captive women torn finom their southern homes by the wild and reckless Yikings. Of these works little now exists even in the Northern mnseoms. There were the remains of a piece of gold lace fourinches long, and two and a half broad, Fig.l : the lace was black and much decayed, of the old lozenge pattern, that most ancient and universal of all designs, again found depicted on the coats of the ancient Danes, where the borders are edged with an open, or net work of the same pattern." Oar Anglo-Saxon ladies excelled in this womanly accomp Ushment ; and gorgeous are the accounts of the gold-starred and scarlet embroidered tunics and violet sarks worked by the nuns, who seem to have devoted their lives of so-called seclusion to the adornment of their persons, rather than to the objects of devotion. The Society do not, however, withdraw the annual premium of 301, for the products of the " fomishing children " of the city of Dublin workhouse,*^ always directed by the indefatigable Lady Arabella Denny." From this period we hear no more of the Dublin Society, and its prizes awarded for point, Dresden, Brussels, or bone lace. Autofocus and the 1920×1080 full-HD video are also quite awesome.The thing that makes it really ideal for sports events and other school activities is its quick 24mbps data save rate.