Lace reading list

450 Years of Lace: 550 Digital Images from the Exhibition Held in the Allhallows Museum. Honiton, Devon, 2002.

Browne, Clare. Lace from the Victoria and Albert Museum. London, 2004.

Buck, Anne. Thomas Lester: His Lace and the East Midlands Industry, 1820-1905. Bedford: Ruth Bean, 1981.

Burano. Consorzi di Merletti, Scuola dei Merletti di Burano. Burano Lace School, 1981.

Burkhard, Claire. Faszinierendes Kloppeln/Fascination de la Dentelle aux Fuseux/ Fascinating Bobbin Lace (text in three languages). Bern and Stuttgart, 1986.

de Chaves, Lila. Greek Lace in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Athens, 1999.

Cole, Alan. Report upon his Visits to Irish Lace-making and Embroidery Schools in 1889. London, Department of Science and Art, 1889.

Pomp and Poetry: Lace through 400 years. Danske Kunstindustrimuseum, Copenhagen, 1991.

Davanzo Poli, Doretta, ed. Cinque Secoli di Merletti Europei : I Capolavori. Burano, 1984.

Felkin, William. History of Machine-Wrought Hosiery and Lace. London, 1867. Reprinted Newton Abbot, 1967.

Framke, Gisela, ed. Spitze Luxus Zwischen Tradition und Avantgarde. Dortmund, 1995.

Halls, Zillah. Nottingham Lace. Nottingham, 1964. Revised edition, 1973.

Hashagen, Joanna & Santina Levey. Fine & Fashionable: Lace from the Blackborne Collection. Bowes Museum, 2006.

Kraatz, Anne. Lace: History and Fashion. London, 1989.

Levey, Santina. Lace: A History. London/Leeds, 1983.

Levey, Santina & Patricia Payne. Le Pompe. Patterns for Venetian bobbin lace. Facsimile of the 1559 pattern book. Carlton, Bedfordshire, 1983.

Palliser, Mrs Bury. A History of Lace. London, 1865. Revised and enlarged by M. Jourdain and A. Dryden, 1902.

Risselin-Steenebrugen, Marie. Trois Siecles de Dentelles, Musees Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire. Brussels, 1980.

Simeon, Margaret. The History of Lace. London, 1979.

Staniland, Kay & Santina Levey. 'Queen Victoria's Wedding Dress and Lace'. Costume, The Journal of the Costume Society, No. 17, 1983.

Wardle, Patricia. Victorian Lace. London, 1968. Reprinted Carlton, Bedfordshire, 1982.

Wardle, Patricia. 75 x Lace. Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum, 2000.

Yallop, H. J. The History of the Honiton Lace Industry. University of Exeter, 1992.

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