TITLE

Bobbin Lace: Gossamer Webs

AUTHOR(S)
Sale, Mary Stewart
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Piecework;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of bobbin lace and bobbin-lace making. It is said that the exact place of origin for bobbin lace is uncertain for there are various countries such as Denmark, Italy, and France that claim to be the place of origin for bobbin lace. In the early 16th century, Belgian Barbara Uttmann taught bobbin-lace making at the Castle of Saint Annaburg in Saxon, Germany. By the mid-16th century, bobbin lace started to become a status and refinement symbol around Europe.
ACCESSION #
33835094

 

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