A lace fabric is a sheer and delicate material that is usually made up of natural materials such as silk, cotton, wool, and other clothing like nets, velvet, sequence, etc.
Laces range from heavy to light depending on the quality designs and make they come in. Laces can be they can be hand-knitted or machine knitted in web-like patterns.
Summarized History of laces.
Laces were used as far back as the 1900s at that time it was used to make wedding veils, and lingerie and was commonly made from silk and linen but today a lot of materials are used to make laces and they include cotton, thread, and synthetic fiber
Laces were mostly worn by nobles and royalties and are considered a worth or a luxury item. It was used to show status and power. At that time the nobles would always wear laces or attach lace materials to the collar of their clothes. To show their status.
Laces we’re widely used for beautifying homes, as well as nobles, used them as curtains, table covers, etc
It was popular in Europe and now it’s popular in various parts of the world including Africa. You can find varieties of laces on any function in Africa.
Places like Belgium are famous for handmade laces. They are also produced in India, France, and the Netherlands. Some parts of America also produce small quantities of laces.
There are different types of laces as mentioned earlier. They are;
- Needle Lace
- Bobbin Lace
- Knotted lace
- Knotted lace
- Irish crochet
- Swiss lace
- Cord lace
- Baby laces
- .Hencon lace
- Damas lace
- Sequence lace etc.
Who can wear lace dress
Laces can be worn by everybody. Men, women, children, etc. It gives a feeling of importance elegance and style.
Laces can be used as shawls, lingerie, lace collars, bridal wear wedding wears, etc.
Laces can be used for very event and are quite stylish and expressive. Laces are a must-have.
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