Bandeira do Brasil

Bandeira do Brasil

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Fine LACEWORK from Sergipe State

 The origins of lace-point go back as far as the 15th century in Italy. Irish missionaries brought this technique to Divina Pastora, a town in the state of Sergipe. There are two dozen stitches named after animals and plants which make part of the lacemakers´ day-to-day universe: the chiken foot, fishbone, spider, beehive and pineapple.


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