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Comment by Teri Dow on October 13, 2015 at 4:12pm
Catherine Barley has a new piece of Needlelace on display on her webpage - Chopin "Nocturne".
Comment by Teri Dow on July 14, 2015 at 4:02pm
Facebook ioli site, has to be typed in full, has NL photos of an owl by Janice Blair and a 3-d flower by Loretta.
Comment by Brona Bacilkova on June 15, 2015 at 2:14am

Lorelei:

maybe. At least it is the same period, I think...

Comment by Lorelei Halley on June 14, 2015 at 1:41pm

Brona - Thanks for the link. Very interesting curtains. The workmanship and style seems somewhat similar to a few photos on my website. I wonder if they are from a similar source.   

http://lynxlace.com/images/oth352.jpg 

http://lynxlace.com/images/oth352c.jpg 

http://lynxlace.com/images/oth353.jpg 

http://lynxlace.com/images/oth353a.jpg

Comment by Brona Bacilkova on June 14, 2015 at 6:47am

Teri,

restorers said that the curtains are in very good conditions, only small repairs (relatively) were needed. These curains are well stored in the depository - in the Residence there are just a copie.

Comment by Teri Dow on June 14, 2015 at 6:30am
Hi Brona, thank you so much for telling us about this. Such a superb piece of work. Although a very classical design, they are also somehow fitting for today's world. Do you know if much renovation was required?
Comment by Brona Bacilkova on June 14, 2015 at 6:24am

Newly renovated set of needle lace curtains made in 1930s. The set was intended for the Residence of the Mayor of Prague. Author: Emilie Palickova.

http://sitakrajka.blogspot.cz/2015/06/za-okny-primatorske-rezidence...

Comment by Teri Dow on May 17, 2015 at 4:26pm
Comment by Tania Tkachenko on January 31, 2015 at 6:06am

one more source on the lace

http://www.marianiforos.com/lacemain.html - this is for lace. no closeups. site is updated pretty often, I could hardly describe its content in words. Really gorgeous.

for those who is interested in linen or clothing etc. - home page is http://www.marianiforos.com/

Comment by Lorelei Halley on January 2, 2015 at 10:50pm

That laceforstudy site is very good. It has photos of really old laces, before 1700, and lots of good photos of more recent 19th c laces. Too many laces found on other sites have really bad photos where you can't see the individual threads. Without that kind of detail it is impossible to see how the lace was made.

 

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