The skill and delicacy of lace from the historic past

Volunteers in Bexhill Museum’s costume department have delved into the establishment’s extensive collection to put together a two-day special exhibition dedicated to lace and embroidery.

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 4:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 4:23 pm
Lace at Bexhill museum SUS-190423-150503001

Delicate shawls, capes, collars. cuffs and fichus of Honiton, Bedfordshire and Maltese laces will form the basis of the display at the independent, voluntarily-run museum in Egerton Road over the weekend of April 27/28.

Also on display will be a wealth of richly-embroidered costumes including Japanese kimonos, waistcoats, smoking caps and beautiful and unique household items. Open from 11-5pm on both days.

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