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.

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.


Allhallows Museum

High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PG
01404 44966
Website

Opening times

Easter – Sep
Mon – Fri, 9.30am – 4.30pm
Sat, 9.30am –1pm

Oct
Mon – Fri, 9.30am – 3.30pm
Sat, 9.30am – 12.30pm

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