Lace would have appeared in the sixteenth century, but its origin is uncertain and each country claims a different. Trimmings is the cause of bobbin lace.
Most lace in France were imported from Italy and Flanders.
The rise of lace with fashion at the court continues to increase in the late sixteenth century to the first third of the nineteenth century.
In 1665, for economic measurement, Colbert banned the import and founded the royal manufactories which Alencon.
The French Revolution led to the first time a decrease in orders, resulting in a decrease in the number of lace. This is due to the exodus of nobles.
Napoleon 1st and Napoleon III delivered the lace to date to revive the work of rural women. Schools emerge (1838: Le Puy en Velay).
For economic reasons lace declines and disappears with the two wars.
The revival of lace appears the initiative specific to 1974.
Nowadays, bobbin lace has evolved into a figurative lace. It was necessary to continue modernizing it.
It is also characterized by the use of colors and even 3D. A multitude of achievements can be achieved using this technique
Examples of achievements modern lace
During 2012, the La Garenne-Colombes and Colombes'lacemaker reproduced lace rosette of the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. Stained glass was made with the participation of fifteen students.
Véronique Louppe, professional artist in bobbin lace, creates works resulting from a contemporary vision of the traditional technique, the fruits of research and creativity of the artist. In his groundbreaking work, Ms. Louppe wishes to remain refined and delicate spirit of the old lace while using a material cold appearance, the metal wire.