Lace and Lace Making

Lace and Lace Making


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by Alice-May Bullock

A comprehensive description of the history of lace and lacemaking, particularly in Britain but with sections on origins in Europe and on lace in other countries.

Chapters are included on lace as a cottage industry, children in the industry, lace tells, bobbins, other equipment, bobbin inscriptions, machine lace, other (non-bobbin) laces, lacemaking "today", recognising lace, etc.

Many drawings and black-and-white photographs.

In excellent condition with only very minor rubbing and remains of a price sticker jacket. Price clipped.

ISBN 0 7134 2231 9
Published by Batsford, 1981
160 pages - English text - Hardback