Honiton lace

Honiton lace
Honiton lace Hon"i*ton lace` A kind of pillow lace, remarkable for the beauty of its figures; -- so called because chiefly made in Honiton, England. [1913 Webster]

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  • Honiton lace —       bobbin lace made in England at Honiton, Devonshire, from the 17th century. By Honiton most people, however, mean the lace made there in the 19th century in which strong floral motifs are joined to a net (often spotted) background. The… …   Universalium

  • Honiton lace — [ hɒnɪt(ə)n, hʌn ] noun a type of lace with a pattern of floral sprigs. Origin C19: from Honiton, a town in Devon …   English new terms dictionary

  • honiton lace — noun see honiton …   Useful english dictionary

  • Honiton — infobox UK place country = England latitude = 50.797475 longitude = 3.184954 official name = Honiton population = 11,200 (2001) shire district = East Devon shire county = Devon region = South West England post town = HONITON postcode district… …   Wikipedia

  • honiton — ˈhänə̇tən, ˈhən noun or honiton lace Usage: usually capitalized H Etymology: from Honiton, municipal borough in Devonshire, England : any of various laces made originally at Honiton, England; especially : a bobbin lace with designs of foliage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Honiton — Honiton, Stadt (municipal borough) im östlichen Devonshire (England), im fruchtbaren Tal des Otter, mit Lateinschule, Klöppelschule und (1901) 3271 Einw., berühmt durch die nach ihr genannten geklöppelten Spitzen (H. Lace) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • HONITON —    (3), an ancient market town of Devonshire, close to the Otter, 17 m. NE. of Exeter; is famed for its pillow lace, an industry introduced by some Flemish refugees in the 16th century …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Bucks point lace — Bucks point is a bobbin lace from the East Midlands in England. Bucks is short for Buckinghamshire, which was the main center of production. The lace was also made in the nearby counties of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Chantilly lace — This article is about the type of lace. For the song, see Chantilly Lace (song). For the film, see Chantilly Lace (film) …   Wikipedia

  • Bobbin lace — is a lace textile made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wound on bobbins to manage them. As the work progresses, the weaving is held in place with pins set in a lace pillow, the placement of the pins usually determined by a… …   Wikipedia

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