Needlerun net

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Detail of an infant's bodice in Limerick lace

Needlerun Net is a family of laces created by using a needle to embroider on a net ground.[1]

Along with Tambour lace this became more popular with the advent of machine made netting.

It is used in Limerick lace.


  1. ^ Pat Earnshaw. A Dictionary of Lace. Shire Publications. ISBN 0-85263-700-4.

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Woman's bathing suit from 1920s. Photo postcard. No copyright notice on card. This is a SOL postcard, series 2832. Here is a larger example of the posted image.
Bodice, infant's (AM 1963.137-2).jpg
(c) Auckland Museum, CC BY 4.0
Bodice, infant's. lawn and machine made net, Tambour embroidered front panel (Limerick-type), trimmed with 35mm lace edging, bobbin, baby lace at neck and sleeves.