The Fine Art of Lacemaking

Handmade lace – delicate, intricate and time-consuming to produce, has long been an expensive and desirable fashion accessory.  Cherished for its fine workmanship and airy patterns, lace has been worn since the 15th century.  Lace makers will demonstrate bobbin lace and talk briefly about its history and the different regions that practice and celebrate this beautiful traditional handcraft.  Visitors may also try creating basic stitches on bobbin lace pillow forms.  The program includes tours of the fully furnished c1740 farmhouse and demonstrations of 18th century open-hearth cooking.  Admission is $5 ages 13 and older; $3 ages 3-12 and free age 2 and under.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information
  1. Melinda or Joan
  2. 908-232-1776
  3. millercorymuseum@gmail.com
Sun, September 15
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 09/15/2019 2:00pm 09/15/2019 4:00pm America/New_York The Fine Art of Lacemaking

Handmade lace – delicate, intricate and time-consuming to produce, has long been an expensive and desirable fashion accessory. Cherished for its fine workmanship and airy patterns, lace has been worn since the 15th century. Lace makers will demonstrate bobbin lace and talk briefly about its history and the different regions that practice and celebrate this beautiful traditional handcraft.

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090

Miller-Cory House Museum

614 Mountain Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090

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