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Museum of Lace

The basic exposition of the museum is placed on the area of 1.5 thousand square meters and tells about to the development of the traditional decorative handicraft of the Vologda region and the world tendencies of lace-making since the late 19th – early 20th centuries. The exhibits from the European lace centers – from Germany, France, Poland, Slovakia, and Spain – and of the epoch of the origin of lace-making art (the 17th-18th centuries) are displayed there. The exhibitions in the main gallery present the lace in the peasant’s costume and ethnographic textile, the lace articles of the 1920-1940s, and the authors’ works of the designers of the association “Snezhinka” (Snowflake). There are exhibition halls, an art gallery-store, a café and a classroom on the ground floor of the museum and show-rooms on the first floor.
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