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Museum of the Visitation

Visitation Museum- Lace Exhibit

Today the word “lace” irresistibly evokes fashion.  The historical reality of lace is quite different. Indeed, it was not particularly feminine since men wore it as much as women for three centuries. Worn with sleeves, collar, hair, hairstyles and dresses, lace is then the outer sign of wealth, even more so than jewelry and rich […]

New Exhibit at Visitation Museum, on Lace

2017 – Child of linen, other Light May 2 to  December 24, 2017, Moulins, France Admission: 4 € From Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm Sundays and public holidays from 3 pm to 6 pm Conference visit by appointment (04 70 44 39 03) Curators of the exhibition: Gérard […]

New Visitation Museum Book: Lace of the Visitation

Somogy Editions d’Art – 2017 300 pages – 303 photographies ISBN : 978-2-7572-1214-1 39,00 euros The work accompanying this exhibition will have to be the fruit of a long work among the writings, numerous circulars and of course the rich textile bottom of the Visitation that it is deposited in the museum or lent by […]