TITLE

The Myth of Lace

AUTHOR(S)
Neeson, P.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Antiques & Collecting Magazine;May2000, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the history of lace fabric starting from the Middle Ages to its mass production in the Industrial Revolution during the 1920s.
ACCESSION #
3026503

 

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