Cluny Antique Lace:
This French lace has braided bars with small petal shaped wheat-ears.
Crochet Antique Lace:
This lace is worked with a very small fine steel hook with a handle of bone, cork or wood. This lace is often found as an edging on clothing and table linens.
Needlerun Antique Lace:
This is a Limerick lace that is worked on net where the stitches are darned with a sewing needle. It usually has spaces in the design to be filled with a variety of fancy stitches.
Tambour Antique Lace:
This is a Limerick lace that is worked on net where the stitches are worked with a hook. The Tambour is named because the net is stretched across a frame which looks like a tambourine.
Valenciennes Antique Lace:
This is a French handmade bobbin lace, popular from the mid to late 19th Century.
Youghal Antique Needle Lace:
This lace was particularly sought after because of its delicacy. It is made from a very fine number 400 cotton thread which is finer than a human hair.