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Arenys de Mar Museum

Marès Lace Museum

Arenys de Mar Museum. Marès Lace Museum. Photo by Miquel Casals.

Arenys de Mar Museum. Marès Lace Museum. Photo by Miquel Casals.

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.

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SPACES

<p>Exhibition &ldquo;<em>Sant Roc. Aigua, festa, tradici&oacute;</em>&quot;.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Temporary exhibition halls
Temporary exhibition halls
<p>Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Arenys de Mar, a history
Arenys de Mar, a history
<p>Lace alb from the Castells family home (1914). Photo by Enric Pera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Europe, a continent devoted to lacemaking
Europe, a continent devoted to lacemaking
<p>The craft of lacemaking. Photo by Joan Torrent&oacute;.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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The craft of lacemaking
The craft of lacemaking
<p>Design by Mari&agrave; Castells for the altar cloths of Chapel of Sant Jordi. Photo by David Casta&ntilde;eda.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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The lace in the Sant Jordi chapel
The lace in the Sant Jordi chapel
<p>Darned netting, 17th century. Photo by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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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 by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Lace in Catalonia
Lace in Catalonia

OBJECTS

<p>Glass fragment from the Iberian village of Torre dels Encantats, Arenys de Mar.&nbsp;Photograph by David Casta&ntilde;eda.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Cup
Cup
<p>Rapier of Josep Baralt i Torres. Photograph by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Dress sword
Dress sword
<p>Roca Family Clock, <em>c.</em> 1790, Arenys de Munt. Photograph by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Catalan household clock
Catalan household clock
<p>18th-century sailor&rsquo;s chest. Photo by Enric Pera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Sailor’s chest
Sailor’s chest
<p>Bust of Salvador Espriu<em>.</em>&nbsp;Photograph by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Sculpture
Sculpture
<p><em>Peric&oacute;n</em>, dancing fan. Photo by David Casta&ntilde;eda.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Pericón, dancing fan
Pericón, dancing fan
<p>Silk dress from 1910-1914. Photo by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Embroidered silk dress from 19
Embroidered silk dress from 1910-1914
<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 by Aldof Mas (1906).&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Photographic reproduction
Photographic reproduction
<p>Altar tablecloths in the Sant Jordi chapel, Palau de la Generalitat. Photo by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Altar tablecloths
Altar tablecloths
<p>Ruffle with a Madame Pompadour design. Photo by Txeni Gil.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Ruffle
Ruffle
<p>Bridal mantilla. Photo by Irene Masriera.&nbsp;Mar&egrave;s Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.</p>

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Bridal mantilla
Bridal mantilla

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