TITLE

A History of Filet Crochet

AUTHOR(S)
NEHRING, NANCY
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Piecework;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the history of the technique filet crochet, which mimics lacemaking . The article discusses how instructions for the technique were presented as a chart in the 19th century, the switch to patterns in the 1930's and the attention the stitch gained in the early 20th century as corsets lost popularity and looser fashions became in style. The article also discusses the inclusion of the filet crochet in books by needlework designers Flora Klickmann, Anne Orr and Mary Card.
ACCESSION #
85243752

 

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