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Arenys de Mar Museum

Arenys de Mar Museum. Marès Lace Museum

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.

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SPACES

<p>Exhibition &ldquo;<em>Un mar de tul. El ret fi o la punta d&rsquo;Arenys</em>&nbsp;(A sea of netting.&nbsp;<em>Ret fi</em>&nbsp;or Arenys lace)&rdquo; Photo by Museu d'Arenys de Mar.</p>
Temporary exhibition halls
Temporary exhibition halls
Arenys de Mar, a history
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>Glass fragment from the Iberian village of Torre dels Encantats, Arenys de Mar. Arenys de Mar Museum, inventory no. 3685.&nbsp;Photograph by David Casta&ntilde;eda.</p>
Cup
Cup
<p>Rapier of Josep Baralt i Torres. Arenys de Mar Museum, inventory no. 2326. Photograph by Irene Masriera.</p>
Dress sword
Dress sword
<p>Roca Family Clock, Arenys de Munt. Arenys de Mar Museum, inventory no. 2745. Photograph by Irene Masriera.</p>
Catalan household clock
Catalan household clock
<p>18th-century sailor&rsquo;s chest. Photo: Enric Pera</p>
Sailor’s chest
Sailor’s chest
<p>Bust of Salvador Espriu<em>.</em> Arenys de Mar Museum, inventory no. 1479. Photograph by Irene Masriera.</p>
SCULPTURE
SCULPTURE
<p><em>Peric&oacute;n</em>, dancing fan. Photo: David Casta&ntilde;eda</p>
Pericón, dancing fan
Pericón, dancing fan
<p>Silk dress from 1910-1914. Arenys de Mar Museum, inventory no. 600. Photograph by Irene Masriera.</p>
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: 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

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INFORMATION

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