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Arenys de Mar Museum. Marès Lace Museum

Arenys de Mar

Arenys de Mar Museum. Marès Lace Museum

Arenys de Mar Museum. Marès Lace Museum

The Marès Lace Museum in Arenys de Mar has one of the best collections of lace and embroidery in all of Europe. Its halls feature a highly varied collection of artisan crafts and mechanically-produced goods from the 16th century until today, with examples from different countries around Europe.

In this 17th-century building, visitors can enjoy amazing veils, mantillas, fans, clothing and bed linens from all historical periods.

SPACES

<p>Exhibition &ldquo;Enemy in sight! Defending the Maresme coast (1936-1939)&rdquo; Photo: Museu d'Arenys de Mar.</p>
Temporary exhibition halls
Temporary exhibition halls
<p>Red-figure pottery. Photo: Arenys de Mar Museum</p>
Arenys de Mar, a history
Arenys de Mar, a history
<p>Lace alb from the Castells family home (1914). Photo: Enric Pera.</p>
Europe, a continent devoted to lacemaking
Europe, a continent devoted to lacemaking
<p>The craft of lacemaking. Photo: Joan Torrent&oacute;.</p>
The craft of lacemaking
The craft of lacemaking
<p>Design by Mari&agrave; Castells for the altar cloths of Chapel of Sant Jordi. Photo: David Casta&ntilde;eda.</p>
The lace in the Sant Jordi chapel
The lace in the Sant Jordi chapel
<p>Darned netting. Photo: Irene Masriera</p>
The variety of techniques with needle and bobbin: netting, embroidery and lace
The variety of techniques with needle and bobbin: netting, embroidery and lace
<p>Lace&nbsp;dress. Photo: Irene Masriera.</p>
Lace in Catalonia
Lace in Catalonia

OBJECTS

<p>18<sup>th</sup>-century sailor&rsquo;s chest. Photo: Enric Pera</p>
Sailor’s chest
Sailor’s chest
<p><em>Peric&oacute;n</em>, dancing fan. Photo: David Casta&ntilde;eda</p>
Pericón, dancing fan
Pericón, dancing fan
<p>Ferrer sisters of Sant Vicen&ccedil; de Montalt making the handkerchief for Queen Victoria Eugenia under the supervision of Anna Maria Sim&oacute;n. Photo: Aldof Mas (1906)</p>
Photographic reproduction
Photographic reproduction
<p>Altar tablecloths in the Sant Jordi chapel, Palau de la Generalitat. Photo: Irene Masriera</p>
Altar tablecloths
Altar tablecloths
<p>Ruffle with a Madame Pompadour design. Photo: Txeni Gil</p>
Ruffle
Ruffle
<p>Bridal mantilla. Photo: Irene Masriera</p>
Bridal mantilla
Bridal mantilla

INFORMATION

ADDRESS
FEES
TELEPHONE
WEBSITE
http://museu.arenysdemar.cat/
OPENING TIMES
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EMAIL
museu@arenysdemar.cat

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