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La Revolte Des Passemens is an anonymous poem that was written in response to the 1660 edict by Louis XIV prohibiting the use of lace and embroidery on apparel. This book is the English translation, printed in 1935.

Publisher: The Needle and Bobbin Club, New York

The book has black patterned boards, black cloth spine, 79 pages with 23 black & white illustrations. Text and Notes assembled by Gertrude Whiting. The English translation was by Hazel Dunning Sommerhoff.

The cover is worn all around the edges and there is some writing on the first page, (before the title page). In addition to being a rare book, it has that great aged look that make it a charming addition to your French inspired environment.

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Rare Book - La Revolte Des Passemens - Regarding 1660 French prohibition on use of lace


  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Material: paper
  • Only ships within United States.
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