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  • 1 Needle lace — borders from the Erzgebirge mountains Germany in 1884, displayed in the Victoria and Albert Museum …

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  • 2 needle lace — ▪ lace       with bobbin lace, one of the two main kinds of lace. In needle lace the design is drawn on a piece of parchment or thick paper, cloth backed. An outlining thread stitched onto this serves as a supporting framework, and the lace is… …

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  • 3 needle lace — noun A form of lace made using a needle and thread …

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  • 4 needle lace — noun : needlepoint 1 …

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  • 5 Irish needle lace —  lace made with a needle in Ireland from the late 1840s, when the craft was introduced as a famine relief measure. Technically and stylistically influenced by 17th century Venetian needle lace, it arose in several centres through the enterprise… …

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  • 6 Venetian needle lace — ▪ lace French  Point De Venise,         Venetian lace made with a needle from the 16th to the 19th century. Early examples were deep, acute angled points, each worked separately and linked together by a narrow band, or “footing,” stitched with… …

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  • 7 Lace — is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by machine or by hand. The holes can be formed via removal of threads or cloth from a previously woven fabric, but more often open spaces are created as part of the lace fabric.… …

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  • 8 Lace — • The two earliest known specimens of lace worked linen albs are that of St. Francis, preserved at St. Clare s convent, Assisi, and the alb of Pope Boniface VIII, now in the treasury of the Sistine Chapel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 9 Lace knitting — is a style of knitting characterized by stable holes in the fabric arranged with consideration of aesthetic value. Lace is sometimes considered the pinnacle of knitting, because of its complexity and because woven fabrics cannot easily be made to …

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  • 10 lace — lacelike, adj. lacer, n. /lays/, n., v., laced, lacing. n. 1. a netlike ornamental fabric made of threads by hand or machine. 2. a cord or string for holding or drawing together, as when passed through holes in opposite edges. 3. ornamental cord… …

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  • 11 Lace —    One of the trademark crafts of Brussels, lace making evolved from embroidery. Needle lace appeared in Italy, most likely in Venice, at the end of the first quarter of the 16th century. Bobbin lace emerged at the same time simultaneously in… …

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  • 12 needle — n. & v. n. 1 a a very thin small piece of smooth steel etc. pointed at one end and with a slit (eye) for thread at the other, used in sewing. b a larger plastic, wooden, etc. slender stick without an eye, used in knitting. c a slender hooked… …

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  • 13 lace — 1. noun 1) a dress trimmed with white lace Syn: openwork, lacework, tatting; passementerie, needlepoint (lace), filet, bobbin lace, pillow lace, torchon lace, needle lace, point lace, Battenberg lace, Chantilly lace, Mechlin lace, Valenciennes 2) …

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  • 14 Needle in a Slunk Stack — Studio album by Buckethead Released September 24, 2009 …

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  • 15 lace pattern book —       collection of decorative lace patterns produced in the 16th and 17th centuries. The earliest known printed pattern books, beginning with those published in 1527 by Matio Pagano in Venice and Pierre de Quinty in Cologne, were dedicated to… …

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  • 16 lace — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cord, lacing; braid; openwork, network. See ornament. v. t. weave, twine; interlace; bind, tie; flavor, mix, spike; informal, whip, lash. See mixture, crossing, punishment. II (Roget s IV) n. 1.… …

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  • 17 bobbin lace — lace made by hand with bobbins of thread, the thread being twisted around pins stuck into a pattern placed on a pillow or pad. Also called pillow lace. * * * ▪ lacework also called  pillow lace , or  bone lace   with needle lace, one of two main… …

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  • 18 Brussels lace — 1. a fine handmade lace in a floral pattern outlined with raised cordonnet, originally made in the area of Brussels. 2. a modern machine made net lace on which floral designs are appliquéd. [1740 50] * * *  lace made in Brussels from the second… …

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  • 19 Crocheted lace — 19th century Irish crochet Crochet lace is an application of the art of crochet. Generally it uses finer threads and more decorative styles of stitching often with flowing lines or scalloped edges to give interest. Variation of the size of the… …

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  • 20 Chemical lace — (sometimes referred to as Schiffli Lace) is a form of machine made lace. This method of lace making is done by embroidering a pattern on a sacrificial fabric that has been chemically treated so as to disintegrate after the pattern has been… …

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