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Alençon lace double card

Alençon lace double card

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This double card with its decorative openwork is delivered with a double white inner sheet and a white self-sealing envelope. Four versions are available: handkerchief (yellow), cuff (blue card), collar (pink card), fan (green card). Each product in this collection evokes a traditional motif inspired by the prestigious lace of Alençon.

Marthe de la Perrière invented 'Alençon lace' in 1665, influenced by Colbert who installed a royal manufactory in Alençon to produce needle point lace to compete against 'Venetian lace'. The success of this 'Alençon lace', based on a complex technique that produced a delicate finished product, was immediate. In the 18th century, the lace industry was run by nearly 80 manufacturers who employed up to 10,000 women workers.

Materials : Paper 295 g/m², Inner sheet 100 g/m², Envelope 120 g/m²
Made in France
Dimensions : double card closed W15 x L15cm / Envelope W16 x L16 cm



5,00 €

5,00 € HT