Lacemaking is an important part of Belgium’s cultural heritage. During the First World War this renowned industry was in danger of disappearing forever: Demand for the luxury handmade fabric plummeted, while the supply of materials was interrupted. Thousands of lacemakers faced unemployment. International humanitarian organisations stepped in with a mission: to save the Belgian lace industry and its workers.
|Number of pages||4|
|Specialist publication||Journal of the Australian Lace Guild|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Oct 2021|