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88/958 Lace piece, Irish crochet square, cotton, made by Margaret Anne Field, Australia, [1900-1920]. Click to enlarge.

Lace piece made by Margaret Ann Field

Made
Irish crochet square, cotton, Margaret Anne Field, Australia, [1900-1920].
Square of white cotton Irish crochet, probably made as a cushion sham to be sewn onto a coloured fabric cushion. Central raised crochet rose motif surrounded by two wreaths of shamrocks. Trailing border motif of roses and leaves with raised crochet thistle flowers worked at each corner and open diamond mesh ground.

Summary

Object No.

88/958

Object Statement

Lace piece, Irish crochet square, cotton, made by Margaret Anne Field, Australia, [1900-1920]

Physical Description

Irish crochet square, cotton, Margaret Anne Field, Australia, [1900-1920].
Square of white cotton Irish crochet, probably made as a cushion sham to be sewn onto a coloured fabric cushion. Central raised crochet rose motif surrounded by two wreaths of shamrocks. Trailing border motif of roses and leaves with raised crochet thistle flowers worked at each corner and open diamond mesh ground.

Dimensions

Width

530 mm

Depth

530 mm

Production

Notes

Also known as Mrs Edwin Field or Margaret Anne.

Possible date of manufacture - some editions of her book are dated 1909 but she would have worked on these designs before publication.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs Lee Byrne, 1988

Acquisition Date

8 November 1988

Cite this Object

Harvard

Lace piece made by Margaret Ann Field 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 May 2021, <https://ma.as/89641>

Wikipedia

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