History of a glove: a unique creation

[:en]Breton lace or bigouden picot. Young Bigouden by photographer Erminig Gwenn Picot Bigouden is practiced in the region of Pont l'Abbé (southern Finistère or Penn ar bed). It is a derivative of Irish lace and is executed with a fine hook of 0.60 and a superb very fine DMC yarn [...]

By |2017-07-11T16: 05: 29 + 02: 00October 11th, 2010|Current Collection, Breton gloves|3 Comments

From sardines to lace

The origin of Bigoudene lace. From sardines to lace In 1902, the situation of Breton fishermen became catastrophic: the sardine disappeared from the coasts - for several years. The rowboats being equipped for this type of fishing, the coastal populations were plunged into misery. Two ladies from the bourgeoisie [...]

By |2015-04-06T23: 09: 42 + 02: 00September 12th, 2010|In the West, the last Breton wonders|0 Comments
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