Crochet Lace Factory, China- 1989
Fish Market
The old China- haystacks and chickens, not aparment buildings and Mercedes
Mr. Yu of Shartex (Shanghai Artex) showing a piece of hand crochet
Crochet sized and set out to dry on pegged frames in the sun
Ironing operation
Lace in a drying room. Primitive conditions like this are still common outside the developed coastal areas of China.
Pegging crochet on frames
Pegged doilies
Repair work
Pegging out crochet; work was often done outdoors
Goods awaiting shipment




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