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lecture Lace in American Material Culture: Wealth, Refinement, Sex

Jul 26 Tue @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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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 …

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