TITLE

The LOW COUNTRIES: Land of Linen and Lace

PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Selvedge;May/Jun2014, Issue 58, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article chronicles the history of the wool, linen and lace industries in the Low Countries, with particular focus paid to the historic region of Flanders in present-day Belgium. It is noted that the region has been a center of textile production since the medieval period. In addition, the article presents information on various lace-related places to visit including the Volkskundemuseum in Bruges, Belgium and the International Centre of Lace and Fashion in Calais, France.
ACCESSION #
96114794

 

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