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Lace from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery, Nancy Nicholas Hall
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.