Category Archives: Music

This cateory includes musical works featuring lacemakers or lacemaking.

Music: Olé, Mulher Rendeira – Brazil

What better way to recognize the bobbin lacemakers of Northeastern Brazil than to sing the famous song “Olé, Mulher Rendeira” at the Olympic closing ceremonies in Rio last night. Lace designs played on the floor in lights, and a lacemaker … Continue reading

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Music: The Bonelace Weaver’s Song – Part 1

And upon Sep. 5 1681 I had accasion to go to Chesterfeild, where I met with a bone-lace-weaver with whom I burgined to take a doughter of myne apprentis, Elizabeth by name so for 3 pounds 10 shillings we agreed … Continue reading

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