For those who love hand made lace.
Binche and Valenciennes To continue the earlier discussion about Mechlin and Brussels lace, this adds on Binche and Val as identifiers. I think when most lace makers say “Val” they are thinking of th… View »
A discussion on arachne recently involved names for various antique laces. I posted my own set of terms that I use when talking to myself about this issue. My terms are based on structure, techniques… View »
Lace in Fashion by Pat Earnshaw is excellent for lace and historical dress. Can't go wrong with Lace, a history, by Santina Levey (former curator at the V&A). Scholarly but excellent and th… View »
Paintings with lace and clothing. May be useful in dating a piece of lace, by the shape of the object, or style of design. https://www.facebook.com/gannadelemen/medi you come across any paintings ple… View »
http://lynxlace.com/kindsoflace.html &n basic introduction http://lynxlace.com/laceterminology.h mesh or bar ground, headside/footside, filling/ground, etc. http://lynxlace.com/compa… View »
Santina Levey LACE, Victoria & Albert Museum, W.S. Maney & Son, Leeds, 1983. The standard and most scholarly text. Pat Earnshaw LACE MACHINES AND MACHINE LACES, B.T. Batsford, London 19… View »