International Lace Day is celebrated every year on the last Saturday of September. Lace has a rich history as it has been around for many centuries. It was used to decorate clothes, accessories, sewing gloves and various other things. On this day, any aspiration to comprehend this art is encouraged.
Despite the fact that lace appeared in the 16th century, it remains fashionable, relevant and stylish in the 21st century. The history of the appearance of International Lace Day remains a mystery, but how the decor appeared is well known. Initially, lace meant ties, this was the case until the 17th century. The birthplace of the decor is Venice, which at that time was considered the largest shopping center.
- In 1627, Frans Hals created a portrait of Nicolaes Hasselaer, a man posing in black clothes with a lace collar.
- The first books with lace patterns were printed in the middle of the 16th century.
- Already in the 17th century, high-quality, exquisite lace was produced throughout Europe.
- In the second half of the 18th century, the first lace-making machines appeared.
- In 1976 the Lace Guild was founded.
- The word “lace” has Latin roots and in translation means – to seduce.
How to celebrate
Learn more about the history of lace, how it appeared, how it is woven. If you love creativity, sign up for a weaving course. Get a lace thing for yourself – it can be a stylish accessory, clothes, home decor.
When is International Lace Day celebrated in 2022?
International Lace Day is observed on the last Saturday of September each year.