Laceworks from Vologda were on display at Salon International du Patrimoine Culturel, Louvre Museum, France on 6-9 November. The Louvre Museum, one of the greatest museums in the world, holding the rich artistic heritage of the world culture presented the best samples of Vologda lace to the European audience for the first time. An exposition of lace masterpieces from the funds of the Vologda Lace Museum was very popular among French visitors.

In November 2014, in France the representatives of the Vologda Lace Museum received two d'Alençon unique masterpieces from Madame Mic Furisco.

The technique of point d'Alençon is a rare technique of needle lace-making, practised in the town of Alençon in Normandy in north-west France. Alençon needle lace is unusual because of the high level of craftsmanship required. It is the most elaborate needle-point lace. On display in Vologda there will be such women's apparel as night-gowns, shirts, caps and bodices.

Теги: lace, Museum of Lace
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