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Lace from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

September 8 - November 17

Lace is the single largest category of objects in the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. 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, offering new perspectives of this strong, delicate, and beautiful material.

Image: Decorative lace form on a black background in the shape of a pair of gloves with the depiction of a woman holding a bird.


September 8
November 17
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Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery, University of Wisconsin
Madison,WIUnited States