The Beauty of Irish Lace

Brigid, the heroine in my latest novel, 'The GIRL FROM COUNTY CLARE' is an accomplished lace maker. These images are a great inspiration.
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Irish wedding dress.

The History & Beauty of Irish Lace Crochet

This site has a nice (short) article "The-History-Beauty-of-Irish-Lace-Crochet" with 10 photos of vintage and modern Irish Crochet.

Learn baby Irish crochet lace in this book from 1930! #Irish #Crochet #Lace

Vintage Crochet Instruction Booklet "How To Make Baby Irish Crochet" - Crochet Library Page

Vintage Crocheted Irish Wedding Gown c. 1908  Pinned from "Essence of Vintage" Facebook page.

Vintage lace wedding dress - Trained Irish Crochet Gown, c. 1908 -- Dang man, that would be heavy! But it's oh so gorgeous!

From The Sheelin Irish Lace Museum

Rosemary Cathcart Antique Lace and Vintage Fashion:The most beautiful Irish Crochet gowns very often had Crochet pendents added.

Wedding dress Date: ca. 1870 Culture: Irish Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 69 in. (175.3 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 1922

1870 Culture: Irish Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 69 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Ella C.

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