The Museum of Costume and Lace in Brussels, was created in 1977 with the aim of preserving the city’s textile heritage, especially its beautiful and extremely valuable collection of handmade, Brussels lace.

Its new exhibition, Crinolines & Cie: The Bourgeoisie on Display (1850-1890), which runs until April 10th, 2016, explores the evolution of female dress during the second half of the 19th century, along with the development of photography as an art medium and the rise of the fashionable...

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