Things Could Get Meshy

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The work of Warsaw-based artist Nespoon at the Cité de la Dentelle et de la Mode, the fashion and lace museum of the city of Calais – lace capital of the world back in the late 19th century.

The artist chose her intricate motif, which dates back to 1894, from the institution’s archive before spray painting it onto the building.


5 thoughts on “Things Could Get Meshy

  1. Brian

    Really beautiful – she could do a job in some Irish towns and cities with a history of lacemaking. A great headline too.
    “The lace making skill soon spread beyond Dublin to the poorest parts of the country, and proved a popular means for young women to help support their families…The lace, worn by the wealthiest women across Europe was made by some of the poorest women in Ireland.”


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