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The lacemaker at work

Mónica Nunes2015

Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

In lacemaking, the bobbin is the lacemaker’s essential tool, together with the pricking card, which functions as a pattern in the manufacturing process.
Vila do Conde lacemakers do not always use pricking cards and rely on their experience to position the pins in order to produce lace.
Although they could use a hundred bobbins, lacemakers only work with four at a time.

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  • Title: The lacemaker at work
  • Creator: Mónica Nunes
  • Date: 2015
  • Location: Vila do Conde

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