The Allure of Lace
A Cavalcade of History and Fashion Presentation
Marvel at the variety of ways lace has been used to enhance both clothing and other treasured items and hear the stories of how some laces were made at this exciting Cavalcade of History and Fashion presentation hosted by The Friends of the Gallery. Discover how various tools were used to make lace e.g. bobbins, crochet hooks, tambour hooks, tatting shuttles, commercial lace tapes or just a plain sewing needle.
Bookings essential – all tickets include an afternoon tea. There will also be a door prize. Bookings close 15 March.
A Cavalcade presentation is a themed talk and includes examples from the collection with commentary. Items are carried amongst the audience, allowing a closer look at pieces from the collection. The Cavalcade of History and Fashion is an organisation with a collection of original historic gowns and accessories with provenance, dating from the 1700s, preserving Australia’s social and fashion history.