This book looks at the history of the major lace villages of the three Midland counties of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire with many examples of the laces associated with these villages. In this book, the reader is taken on a tour through the villages of the Midland counties whose lacemaking heritage is among the most celebrated in the world. The book is illustrated with rare photographs of finished lace, antique printings, many from the author's own extensive private collection, and photographs of local scenes. Lace Villages focuses upon the distinctive lace types produced, important historical features and lacemaking institutions.
|Publisher||B T Batsford Limited|
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