Example of Limerick needlerun lace. Example of Limerick needlerun lace. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. 852-1883.

Needlerun is a form of embroidered net lace that uses a hand-knotted net (filet) or machine-made net (tulle) and is decorated using a running stitch. Limerick (run) lace is a form of needlerun using machine-made net.

Source: EARNSHAW, Pat (1984). A Dictionary of Lace, Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd, p. 114.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 29th June 2016).


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