Examples of lace masterpieces dating back from the 17th till the 20th centuries is presented in the exhibition “Danish Lace: History and Present” from Tønder, a lacemaking centre in Denmark. The name of Tønder is usually associated with the point ground lace that was made there in the first half of the 19th century and later revived in the early 20th century.

The display will be supplemented with some articles connected with manufacture and trade of lace - a merchant’s travelling-bag, devices for lace-makers, historical documents. Besides, several original pictures depicting the noble persons of Tønder whose costumes are richly decorated with lace will be exhibited in the museum.

Vologda Museum of Lace has already featured the greatest masterpieces of European lace from Liechtenstein, France, Switzerland and Croatia.

Теги: lace, en
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