The Embassy of The Republic of Malta together with the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum presents: "MAĦDUM BIZZILLA" The Art of Maltese Lace
Maltese lace is synonymous with the archipelago nation of Malta. Since the sixteenth century, the technique has evolved into a unique art form prized by textile enthusiasts around the globe.
In this presentation, staff from the Embassy of Malta will examine the historical and cultural aspects of lace making in Malta, and the integration of antique and contemporary lace in Maltese life. Samples of antique and contemporary lace will be on display throughout the day.