Make lace, not war! As part of the international effort to provide relief to Belgium (where so many women supplemented family income with lace-making) following the German invasion of 1914, US President Hoover arranged for the import of thread to Belgium and the export of an equivalent weight of lace for sale in the US. #lace #warlace
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  • sfomuseumMake lace, not war! As part of the international effort to provide relief to Belgium (where so many women supplemented family income with lace-making) following the German invasion of 1914, US President Hoover arranged for the import of thread to Belgium and the export of an equivalent weight of lace for sale in the US. #lace #warlace

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