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Lace for Fashion Award

Finished 14 October 2001
Powerhouse Museum

The Lace for Fashion Award encourages the creation of contemporary lace of exceptional quality, promoting innovation in the use of materials and techniques to produce a new generation of lace with outstanding visual impact and quality.

For the purpose of of the award, lace is defined as a decorative openwork fabric in which the pattern of spaces is important as the solid areas.

The Powerhouse Museum has been collecting lace for over a century and has one of the best collections in Australia.