Lace in Fashion: From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

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Gorse Publications, 1991 - Costume - 168 pages
3 Reviews
This text tells the story of the wearing of lace from its first emergence as a fashionable accessory on the ruffs, cuffs and coifs at the royal Courts of 16th-century Europe. Even at that time, lace was of vast economic importance.

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Review: Lace in Fashion from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

User Review  - Hester - Goodreads

This is a fairly academic history of lace. I read the first chapter dutifully, but then the book sucked me in. This is not the sort of book I should have wanted to read for fun, but the illustrations were fantastic and I desperately want to learn how to work a leavers machine. Read full review

Review: Lace in Fashion from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

User Review  - Goodreads

This is a fairly academic history of lace. I read the first chapter dutifully, but then the book sucked me in. This is not the sort of book I should have wanted to read for fun, but the illustrations were fantastic and I desperately want to learn how to work a leavers machine. Read full review

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