From July 17 to November 5, 2018, the Small Hall of the Izmailovo Museum Estate is housing an exhibition of the Maltese lace.
Historically, in the 17th – 19th centuries the Maltese lace was very fashionable among aristocrats of Western European countries, and for a reason. The fact is that they were weaved from the finest silk threads, so they cost a lot and were affordable to the rich only. In general, the luxurious Maltese lace decorated the outfits of the peerage.
Read about the Russian lace traditions
Visitors will see various types of the authentic Maltese lace dating back to the second half of the 19th century.
When: from July 17 to November 5, 2018.
Open hours: from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday is a day off.
Where: Izmailovo Museum-Reserve at the address 2/14, Bauman town, next to Partizanskaya metro station, Moscow.
Author: Vera Ivanova