What do you collect Lace bobbins

What do you collect Lace bobbins
Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

When: 10 January 2023 to 09 July 2023
Where: Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery Queen St, Exeter, EX4 3RX
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Cost: Free
Suitable for: Any age

This fascinating collection of decorated lace bobbins from all over the world numbers over two thousand in total. Our collector Carol has been volunteering at RAMM and teaching lace-making for many years. Carol was president of the World Lace Organisation and has written four books on the history of Devon lace.

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