Antique Linens and Lace at Pieces of History aquires lace collection from Pallinsburn House Estate Antique Linens and Lace at Pieces of History is very pleased to have been fortunate enough to acquire the lace and other textile items from the Pallinsburn House estate in Northumberland to offer for
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Antique Linens and Lace at Pieces of History is very pleased to have been fortunate enough to acquire the lace and other textile items from the Pallinsburn House estate in Northumberland to offer for sale on our website. Pallinsburn House is considered to be one of the “stately homes” it was built by the Askew family starting in 1763, in 1910 it was sold to Major Charles Mitchell (whose family made their vast fortune in shipbuilding in Newcastle-upon-Tyne), Major Mitchell was married to Hope Hamilton in 1917, Hope had inherited items from Sundrum Castle in Arshire along with more items from Stanage Castle in Powys, which she brought to Pallinsburn house upon her marriage to the Major. The mansion has been in the Mitchell family since and was sold last year at auction. The contents of the Pallinsburn house were recently put at auction where we were able obtain some of the textiles and lace, this lace is a collection from the Askew family, the Hamilton family, the Mitchell’s and possibly some from the castles. Items include lace veils, stoles, collars, cuffs, flounces, inserts, edging and trim along with ribbons, pantaloons with monograms and fabrics. There are several types of handmade lace including Ayrshire, Brussels, Battenberg, Brussels mixed, Bucks point, Carrickmacross, Chantilly, Irish crochet, Duchesse, Filet, Gros point de Venise, Honiton, Limerick, Maltese, Milanese, Point de Gaze, Princess, Tambour and more as well as several types of machine made lace. We are excited to be able to offer these pieces of history to you!