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Lace from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Event Details

Date
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time
All day
Location
Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery, Nancy Nicholas Hall
Description
Lace is the single largest category of objects in the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. How do we make sense of this ubiquitous yet enigmatic material? From fine art on the wall to intimate garments on the body, lace surrounds us yet often goes unnoticed. This exhibition will investigate the complex historical, cultural, technical, and aesthetic histories of lace, changing the ways visitors understand this strong, delicate, and beautiful material.
Cost
Free

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