Honiton lace shawl by Mary Tucker

Honiton is a bobbin lace made on a pillow, the most famous surviving example being the magnificent flounce made for Queen Victoria's wedding dress.

Details

Medium:
Honiton lace
Dimensions:
290 x 198 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Lunn Antiques

Mary Tucker was the daughter of John Tucker of Branscombe, one of the leading lace makers in the Honiton area.

Provenance

Stephen Lunn, Lunn Antiques.

Venue details

Allhallows Museum High Street, HONITON Devon EX14 1PG 01404 44966 www.honitonmuseum.co.uk

Entry details

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