Wednesday July 8, 2020

This Life: Aesthetic and old lace

Inspired by community and individual memories, eight contemporary artists are making a link with history at a new exhibition on the ancient craft of lacemaking, writes Ros Drinkwater.

6th April, 2014
Natalie B Coleman.

Down through the centuries, kings and queens ordered it by the mile. Kate Middleton adores it. Wear it once and you will want it close to your skin for the rest of your life.

Lace is the essence of femininity, but in Ireland there is a lot more involved than aesthetics - lace played a key role in our 19th and early 20th century social history. Interlace, a new exhibition at the National Craft Gallery,...

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