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lacemaker

(ˈleɪsˌmeɪkə)
n
(Textiles) someone who makes a delicate decorative fabric with cotton, silk, etc, woven in an open web of different symmetrical patterns and figures
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lacemaker

[ˈleɪsˌmeɪkəʳ] nmerlettaia
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At last, in a small room, Philip stopped before The Lacemaker of Vermeer van Delft.
BRIGHTON: 1.40 The Lacemaker (won off 65 down 3lb to 62); 2.40 Lightning Charlie (5lb); Pour La Victoire (8lb); 3.40 River Dart (5lb); Esspeegee (9lb); Roy Rocket (12lb); 4.40 Hedging (10lb); Duke Of North (12lb); Good Luck Charm (16lb).
Awards that Isabelle Huppert won include: BAFTA for Most Promising Newcomer for her work in THE LACEMAKER, two Venice Film Festival Best Actress Awards for STORY OF WOMEN and THE CEREMONY, Venice Film Festival's Special Jury Lion d'Or for GABRIELLE and for her entire body of work; two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Awards for VIOLETTE and THE PIANO TEACHER; in France she received the Cesar Best Actress Award for THE CEREMONY and ELLE - for which she also received a Gotham, Golden Globe and Spirit Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
HAYDOCK: 5.05 Le Manege Enchante (won off 54 down 3lb to 51); The Lacemaker (3lb); Teepee Time (7lb); 8.25 Flint Hill (4lb).
But the most striking contrast is not Rembrandt's but Vermeer's (1632-75), perhaps because the quiet Dutch master is represented by two very strong paintings-'The Lacemaker' (circa 1669-70) from the Louvre and 'Young Woman Seated at a Virginal (1670-72) from the Leiden Collection.
Johannes Vermeer's captivating "The Lacemaker" is also hung next to "Young Woman Seated at a Virginal" in the exhibition, accentuating the fact that both pieces are painted on canvas cut from the same bolt, even though the first is now held by the Musee du Louvre while the other is part of The Leiden Collection.
14, is Johannes Vermeer's "Young Woman Seated at a Virginal" (1670-72) and "The Lacemaker" (1669-70 ), which will hang beside each other for the first time in 300 years.
THE LACEMAKER (3.10) rates a confident selection in the Whitley Neill Gin Handicap.
LINGFIELD Going: Standard 1.55 (7f, PS3,752): 1, PRIDE OF ANGELS (H Crouch) 2-1 Fav; 2, The Lacemaker 5-2; 3, Sonnet Rose 3-1.
LINGFIELD: 1.55 The Lacemaker, 2.30 Betty F, 3.05 Secret Return, 3.35 Sea Fox, 4.15 Dorian Grey, 4.50 Defintion, 5.40 Ready.
"Lacemaker" is another perfectly crafted and immensely entertaining novel by a master of the historical romance genre.