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Laces at Smithsonian Museum now online

June 04, 2016 10:38 AM | Anonymous

The first 44 of several thousand laces in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC went online this morning (http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/object-groups/lace-collection); more will be added as they are approved.

If you scroll down, you will see thumbnails of each of the images. By clicking on 'expand' in upper right corner of each lace you get more information, and then to see more images and more information click in lower right 'view full record'. Clicking on the image will open a new window, where you can zoom in.

The first part of the collection to go online was the War Laces made in Belgium during WWI http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/object-groups/world-war-one-laces

Enjoy!

Jill

Comments

  • June 12, 2016 3:04 PM | Gail MacLean (Administrator)
    Wonderful! Sad, though, that so many of the lace makers are unknown. Unlike quilts, lace just does not have an easy place to put a signature!
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