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Lace: From the vistoria and Albert Museum
     

Lace: From the vistoria and Albert Museum

by Clare Browne, Christine Smith (Photographer), Christine Smith (Photographer)
 
Lace focuses on the world-renowned collection of exquisite hand-made lace at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. From the delicate geometric perfection favored by Elizabethan courtiers to the bold oral exuberance of the Victorian age, this comprehensive book covers the art of lacemaking as it has been practiced for more than 300 years. The 150 beautiful

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Lace focuses on the world-renowned collection of exquisite hand-made lace at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. From the delicate geometric perfection favored by Elizabethan courtiers to the bold oral exuberance of the Victorian age, this comprehensive book covers the art of lacemaking as it has been practiced for more than 300 years. The 150 beautiful illustrations, including many close-up details, highlight the intricate techniques and designs.Author Bio: Clare Browne is a curator in the V&A's Department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion. She is the co-author of Samplers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810966239
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
04/15/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
10.25(w) x 12.12(h) x 0.75(d)

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