Economical progress under the Christian missionaries in the Kanyakumari district was notable one in the history of economic progress especially among the women of the Kanyakumari District. Lace industry was the cottage industry which was introduced by missionaries who care for the economic enrichment of the people of Kanyakumari District. It had its own significance in the promotion of economy in the society. Any how it is worthy to see that the LMS was the pioneer in the Kanyakumari District. Its advent marked the turning point in the economic history. The work of the lace was made up of many varieties of fine thread.