Le Fuseau Lace and Art Professions Centre of Binche
Grand Place 25 1
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Originally, the lace of Binche wasn't different from the Valenciennes lace. It had the same origins and was imported from France at the beginning of the 17th century. It has become different with the years.
The lace of Binche is now known for the extreme delicacy of the threads used by the lacemaking women. Their snowy aspect gives the works a magical touch. Lace was particularly fashionable and a well-loved activity before the French Revolution, even abroad and Victor Hugo made it famous in "Les Misérables".
Le Fuseau also provides handicraft Carnival items (masks, costuems, Binche violins, etc.)
Tourist information on the town BINCHE
Visit our partners' webpages
- Le Pass - The Science Adventure Park
- Espace Chimay - beer and cheese interpretation centre
- Claire-Fontaine Leisure Centre
- Strepy-Thieu boat lift
- International Carnival and Mask Museum, Binche