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Alençon Lace

Alençon lace or point d'Alençon is a needle lace that originated in Alençon, France. It is sometimes called the “Queen of lace.” Lace making began in Alençon during the century and the local.

Brussels Lace "Very delicate elaborate lace, often lots of raised work like what you see in the centers of the flowers. You don't see this much on modern gowns--it is very old fashioned.

Handkerchief Convent of Notre Dame de Visitation Date: ca. 1865 Culture: Belgian, Ghent Medium: Cotton, bobbin lace Dimensions: 16 inches square cm) Classification: Textiles-Laces Credit Line: Gift of The Needle and Bobbin Club, 1924