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Museo del Merletto

Venice, Italy
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Owner description: The museum is located at the historic Palace of Podestà of Torcello, former seat of the Burano Lace School from 1872 to 1970.... more » Owner description: The museum is located at the historic Palace of Podestà of Torcello, former seat of the Burano Lace School from 1872 to 1970. Rare and precious pieces offer a complete overview of the history and artistry of the Venetian and lagoon’s laces, from its origins to the present day are on display, in a picturesque setting decorated in the typical colors of the island. The exhibition is accompanied by videos, illustrated explanations, and a number of other vintage items which frame the works and offer an easy and multidisciplinary... Read More
Owner description: The museum is located at the historic Palace of Podestà of Torcello, former seat of the Burano Lace School from 1872 to 1970.... more » Owner description: The museum is located at the historic Palace of Podestà of Torcello, former seat of the Burano Lace School from 1872 to 1970. Rare and precious pieces offer a complete overview of the history and artistry of the Venetian and lagoon’s laces, from its origins to the present day are on display, in a picturesque setting decorated in the typical colors of the island. The exhibition is accompanied by videos, illustrated explanations, and a number of other vintage items which frame the works and offer an easy and multidisciplinary understanding. During the opening hours of the museum you will also be able to see the work of the skilled lacemakers. « less
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