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Doily

Identifier: 1876 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

tear drop shaped, black lace net with embroidery, central panel with spots, border with leaf designs, band of small flowers in between central panel and border

It is likely that this hair decorat...

Mitten

Identifier: 1907.1 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

right hand of black lace mitten, mainly spotted net with lace border on all edges, three vertical lines on back of hand

Black or white fingerless mittens were worn by women as part of their day-we...

Mitten

Identifier: 1907.2 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

left hand of black lace mitten, mainly spotted net with lace border on all edges, three vertical lines on back of hand

Black or white fingerless mittens were worn by women as part of their day-wea...

Shawl

Identifier: 1825 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

black lace, diamond shaped, large petaled flowers around edge with smaller flowers and leaves on main body.

This long black lace shawl would have been worn throughout a period of mourning. It is a...

Sash

Identifier: 1860 · Date: 1950's · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a bright blue ribbed silk sash with broad white vertical stripes on each side. It has a coloured silk crest edged with gold lace, a textile, metal and sequinned jewel, and a closure secured...

Sash

Identifier: 1959 · Date: 1950's · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a ribbed black textile sash with silver stripe down either side and silver fringes at the ends. There is a colour printed panel with a gold lace border on the shoulder and the sash is close...

Underbodice

Identifier: 1839 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

cream lace undergarment with long sleeves, no fastenings, all over embroidered floral design

Collar

Identifier: 1834 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

strip of black lace, circular flowers along one edge with leaf pattern above and fine mesh background

Mitten

Identifier: 1838 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

black lace fingerless `tube`, floral pattern, one end finished with ribbon, other end hemmed

Hat

Identifier: 1510 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

baby`s bonnet of white lace, geometric design, frill around bottom edge, two ties on bottom edge, one with drawstring running around seam of frill