Foreign News: Irish Lace

In Manhattan, before the U. S. Federal Trade Commission, witnesses testified that Irish lace was a mere trade name. Large quantities of the lace were made in France and China and it was pointed out that the adjective "Irish" designated a type and not the country in which it was made.

One Lindsay Crawford, representing the Irish Free State, said that a determined effort was to be made against calling any product "Irish" that was not made in Ireland. The effort, he continued, is to be directed against those who sell "Irish" poplin, mackerel,...

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