It might be a good idea to check out the book by Gillian Dye ‘Introducing Bone
The Isham bone lace samples from Lamport Hall in Northamptonshire formed part
of her research.
> On 21 Feb 2018, at 18:43, Elena Kanagy-Loux <enkanagyl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all!
> I am researching the development of the lace industry at the moment, and I
> have a fairly extensive bibliography, but there is one reference that I have
> only seen in one place.
> In Thomas Wright’s “Romance of the Lace Pillow,” on page 8 he makes a
> distinction between bone lace as being finer, and bobbin lace as being
> coarser. My other trusted sources (Levey, Palliser, Earnshaw, etc) make no
> distinction, and my understanding has always been that bone lace is just an
> early name for bobbin lace. What say you all? Are there any other sources to
> support this or should I take it with a grain of salt?
> Thank you!
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