Collection object: Alb

Alb, cotton. White linen body with Limerick lace fringe around sleeves and body. Arms and body have same style lace; with wide bottom border of infill with alternating crosses and chalices with sunburst, rising above the border separated by ovals. Above the border pattern is a widely spaced repeating foliage design. On the collar is an embroidered label; Made by/ Good Shepherd Convent/ Limerick. To right of label, 8 stiches in red thread; laundry marks?
Identifier: 2006.0021
Physical Dimensions: H. H from neck centre to base of fringe 69.0 W. across frot at top of fringe c 93.0
Date: 1925 - 1975

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