You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

Pins used for lacemaking

This is the sound of pins being selected for the needle work.

Lace is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by machine or by hand. Lace is often made with cotton thread, although linen and silk threads are still available. Lace is typical of Belgium, where every city has its own stich. The sounds were taken in December 2014 in the Museum of La Fonderie. Claudine has crea…