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A History of Lace

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500 pages9 hours

Summary

This vintage book contains a detailed account of the history of lace, with information on its origins, development, and popularity throughout history. This profusely-illustrated volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in historical fashions and trends, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Contents include: "Needlework", "Cutwork", "Lace", "Guipure", "Venice", "Genoa", "Malta", "Flanders", "Hainault", "Louis XIV", "Louis XIV-continued", "Louis XIV to the Empire", "Chantilly", "Champagne", "Germany (North and South)", "Switzerland", "Russia", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original artwork and text. First published in 1812.

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