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lecture Lace in American Material Culture: Wealth, Refinement, Sex
Jul 26 Tue @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Lace came to America more than 400 years ago. Lightweight, easy to pack, it was an expression of civilized European lifestyle, and brought with it the optimism for a similar life in the New World. Over time, lace defied hardship, celebrated socio-economic advancement, indulged the wealthy, often in unexpected format. During this talk, lace specialist Beverly Wolov will discuss how lace became so deeply imbedded in American material culture. FREE
This event is sponsored by MountainOne Insurance.