The Lacemaker

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The Lacemaker, a paint by Johannes Vermeer (c. 1669-1671), Musée du Louvre

The Lacemaker is a painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer, completed around 1669–1671 and held in the Louvre, Paris. The work shows a young woman dressed in a yellow shawl, holding up a pair of bobbins in her left hand as she carefully places a pin in the pillow on which she is making her bobbin lace.