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20120806072556-europeanlace_poster Must See Textile Show  
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at The Metropolitan Museum of Art > New York
July 24th, 2012 - January 13th, 2013
Posted 8/16/12

The Metropolitan Museum's  Ratti Center Textile Exhibit showcases a dozen or so exquisite lace pieces.  Highlights include a cravat made for the wedding of Louis the XIV's grandson in the finest of French needle lace with a lavish hunting scheme featuring two children beneath a tree and a plethora of dogs hidden within lacy foliage..  One stunning piece is a border that has three dimensional flowers with layers of petals resembling Gros Point, but made during the late 19th century. Most American m... [more]


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