Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Incredible Lace a Lost Art

This Fall I went  to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City  and I saw a very small but impressive lace exhibit.  

  This lace was made in Brussels and is thought to have been bought  by Empress Maria Theresa to give to her daughter Marie Antoinette. 

Laces were worn by noble men on the ends of their scarfs.

 This hankie was made by Emma Radford from Devon England it's called Honiton Lace. Queen Victoria used this style of lace for her wedding dress in 1840. 

 This lace was developed in Austria at schools started by Empress Elizabeth it was popular in the mid 19th century.

                            To see or learn more here's the link to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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