armoiries Caudry

Monsieur Guy BRICOUT

Number of inhabitants 13 697
Department Nord
Town Hall Place du Général de Gaulle
Tél. : 03 27 75 70 00
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The Caudry Lace Museum occupies an original site, the former Carpentier Lace factory that has preserved the true atmosphere in operation.This introduction to lace making as it really used to be, follows both the history of this superb openwork fabric and how brillant tools transform the artist's original sketch into the sumptuous final article.

From the 19th century to the present time, the museum presents temporary prestigious exhibitions looking in detail at a theme linking fashion and lace.Under the label "Dentelle de Calais" Caudry produces quality lace destined for the most prestigious Haut Couture houses.The largest , Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld and Lolita Lempicka could not resist the desire to use Caudry lace.