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Breaking News! Alençon veil sells for 65,000 euros at the Drouot Sale

More information just in on the auction of the veil. There were just two telephone bidders, but once the hammer went down a representative from the Alençon Museum of Fine Arts and Lace in the room stood up and announced … Continue reading

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Auction: Dentelles, Broderies Blanches, Linge de Maison – Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Auction: Dentelles, Broderies Blanches, Linge de Maison Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Place: Hôtel Drouot, Salle 2 9 rue Drouot, 75009 Paris Directions:  http://tinyurl.com/85b78gl Time: 11:00 – 13:00 lots 1 to 100 (linens) starting at 14:00, lots 101 to 448 (laces) Catalogs: http://tinyurl.com/y8okcjgo ClaudeVuille_LaceSale_October24th_2018 (English version) … Continue reading

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Auction: Étoffes – Costumes Anciens – Dentelles – Broderies Blanches – Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Étoffes – Costumes Anciens – Dentelles – Broderies Blanches Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Place: Hôtel Drouot, ‘Richelieu Salle 10 9 rue Drouot, 75009 Paris Directions:  http://tinyurl.com/85b78gl Time: 11:00 – 13:30 lots 1 to 100, starting at 13:30, lots 101 to 452.  Laces go … Continue reading

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Lace Guild Advent Calendar

Meanwhile, over at the Lace Guild: This year’s Lace Guild Advent Calendar is online at https://www.laceguild.org/adventcalendar with pictures and patterns and a competition for you to get your teeth into. I hope you enjoy the lace and feel inspired to enter … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar

This note just in from David Leader: Jean and David Leader have produced an annual Lace Advent Calendar for a number of years, previously hosted on The Lace Guild website. As they are no longer associated with that website, the … Continue reading

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Auction: Hôtel Drouot – November 17, 2017 – Correction

Apologies, I misread the catalog on some items. Certain pieces are not from the publications of Ricci, Levey, Simeon, and Toomer.  They are however, similar to examples illustrated in these works.  I’ve corrected the post. Laurie

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Auction: Hôtel Drouot – Dentelles, etc. – November 17, 2017

Etoffes – Costumes Anciens – Dentelles – Broderies Blanches Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 Place: Hôtel Drouot, Salle 13 9 rue Drouot, 75009 Paris Directions:  http://tinyurl.com/85b78gl Time: 11:00 – 18:00, laces start at lot 91, end at lot 266. Catalogs: http://tinyurl.com/ydfgheza dentelle_Novembre2017 Public Viewing:  … Continue reading

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