This cover is made out of cambric, a type of light weight cotton cloth used for lace and needlework. This cover has a oval floral wreath design with a floral grouping in the center.

Cover

This cover is made out of cambric, a type of light weight cotton cloth used for lace and needlework.…

A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, or cotton, interwoven in a net.

Lace

A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, or cotton, interwoven in a net.

"A section of part of a lace machine. E is the cylinder or beam upon which the lace is rolled as made, and upon which the ends of both warp and weft threads are fastened at starting. Beneath are w, w, w, a series of trays or beams, one above the other, containing the reels of the supplies of warp threads; c, c represent the slide bars for the passage of the bobbin b with its thread from k to k, the landing bars, one on each side of the rank of warp threads; s, t are the combs which take it in turns to press together the twistings as they are made. The combs are so regulated that they come away clear from the threads as soon as they have pressed them together and fall into positions ready to perform their pressing operations again." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Lace Machine

"A section of part of a lace machine. E is the cylinder or beam upon which the lace is rolled as made,…

This late 19th century lady's dress is designed with puffed sleeves and a hat that consists of lace, tied ribbon and flowers.

Late 19th Century Lady's Dress

This late 19th century lady's dress is designed with puffed sleeves and a hat that consists of lace,…

This late 19th century misses blouse is designed with lace material at the neck and wrist area, and puffed sleeves.

Late 19th Century Misses Blouse

This late 19th century misses blouse is designed with lace material at the neck and wrist area, and…

A basic knot used in lace-work.

Modern Crochet

A basic knot used in lace-work.

This lace pattern is a German 16th century design. It is a geometrical pattern.

Lace Pattern

This lace pattern is a German 16th century design. It is a geometrical pattern.

Fancy cross stitching used to make the designs in pillow cases.

Pillow-lace

Fancy cross stitching used to make the designs in pillow cases.

Fancy cross stitching used to make the designs in pillow cases.

Pillow-lace

Fancy cross stitching used to make the designs in pillow cases.

This lace shawl was made using a "pusher bobbin net machine". The design is made of small delicate flowers and leaves.

Lace Shawl

This lace shawl was made using a "pusher bobbin net machine". The design is made of small delicate flowers…

"A sensible shoe." — Ritchie, 1918

Shoe

"A sensible shoe." — Ritchie, 1918

A finished shoe.

Shoe

A finished shoe.

"The shoe recommended, after months of study and experiment, for use in the United States Army." — Ritchie, 1918

Army shoes

"The shoe recommended, after months of study and experiment, for use in the United States Army." —…