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The Oldest Embroidery Studio in Paris

September 13, 2011 in News

This is a great article from NPR on a 130-year-old hand embroidery business, Maison Lesage, still thriving in Paris through custom work for Karl Lagerfeld and his fashion house, Chanel. The pictures alone are amazing, but the article describes the white-coated "petites mains(little hands)," as the French call them, as almost surgeon-like with precision in a "museum of embroidery;" hand ...
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