[HNW] RE: 16th century bobbin lace (slightly off topic)

Chris Kaden ckaden at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 23 18:55:47 PDT 2003


I can't answer your question, but I'm sure these folks
can:

http://www.arachne.com/list_instructions.html


Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 21:33:01 -0400
From: Kirrily Robert <skud at infotrope.net>
Subject: [HNW] 16th century bobbin lace (slightly off
topic)
                                                      
                                                   
Can anyone tell me where I might find information on
the tools used by
16th century bobbin lace makers?  What kind of
bobbins, what kind of
pillows, what were the pillows stuffed with, what did
they use to make
their prickings, and so on.


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