Headford Lace in the Annie Woods Collection by Norma Owens

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Headford Lace is one of the oldest of the Irish Laces, with a history spanning over 250 years!

To mark Heritage Week 2021, Norma Owens, researcher with the Headford Lace Project, gives a brief history of Headford Lace before focussing on the lace piece within the Annie Woods Collection which is likely to be an example of Headford Lace.

Suitable Ages 12+


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