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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Foreword
  • Chapter I: The Beauty of Lace
  • Chapter II: The Naming of Lace
  • Chapter III: The Pedigree of Lace
  • Chapter IV: The Key of Lace
  • Chapter V: Lace Design
  • Chapter VI: Ecclesiastical Laces
  • Chapter VII: Lace for Personal Adornment
  • Chapter VIII: Lace in Decoration
  • Chapter IX: Bridal Laces
  • Chapter X: Lace Collecting
  • Chapter XI: Directions for Making Lace
  • Chapter XII: Lace Mending, Cleaning and Care

Title: Lace and Lace Making
Author/Designer: Marian Powys
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2002
Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY
Page Count: 219
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0486418111

SUMMARY- This is a reproduction of the 1953 original published by P.T. Branford. It has a very brief three sentence description of tatted lace on page 37, and no more references after that. This is a book for collectors, not crafters, and is a great collection of samples of just about any other kind of lace you can come up with. It's an enjoyable read if you like history books, but provides no patterns for any of the work.