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Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen
September 16, 2022 - January 1, 2023
Featuring more than 150 examples of lace from the renowned collection of Switzerland’s Textilmuseum St. Gallen, this exhibit traces the development of European lace from its sixteenth-century origins to the present day. Learn about the women who crafted this sought-after status symbol by hand, and about the evolution of Swiss chemical lace made on embroidery machines. Explore new innovations in lace production, like laser-cut and 3D-printed lace, used in contemporary haute couture.
Bard Graduate Center Gallery. Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen.
September 16, 2022 – January 1, 2023. New York, New York.