History of Honiton Lace Industry

History of Honiton Lace Industry

by H.J. Yallop, Yallop
     
 

Honiton lace is one of the world's great laces, and this book for the first time tells the full story of the industry that produces it, from its beginnings in the sixteenth century to its demise in the twentieth. Over 100 photographs illustrate the history of design in Honiton lace as well as the technical aspects of manufacture. There is an intensive bibliography&

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Honiton lace is one of the world's great laces, and this book for the first time tells the full story of the industry that produces it, from its beginnings in the sixteenth century to its demise in the twentieth. Over 100 photographs illustrate the history of design in Honiton lace as well as the technical aspects of manufacture. There is an intensive bibliography that is the most comprehensive in the field yet to appear and forms a useful source of reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780859893794
Publisher:
University of Exeter Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
South-West Studies
Edition description:
1
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Foreword by Santina M. Levey

Introduction

Part 1 – The rise and decline of an industry

1. The origin of the Industry

2. 1617-1707, an age of legislation

3. The English lace industry in 1698

4. 1617-1707, the products of the industry

5. 1707-1816, continuation and contraction

6. 1768-1820, the machine revolution

7. 1820-1940, the years of decline

8. 1820-1940, attempts to halt the decline

Part 2 – The people of the industry

9. The manufacturers

10. The lacemakers-at work

11. The lacemakers-at play

12. Designs and designers

13. Distribution and Sales

Postscript

Appendices

Bibliography

Illustrations

Index

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