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A Dictionary of Lace
     

A Dictionary of Lace

by Pat Earnshaw
 

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Immensely useful volume, containing over 400 lace-related terms such as Florentine knots, lappets, a pillow horse, winkie pin, spangles, reticella, honiton, guipure, and Tuscan filet, discusses the origin, nomenclature, date and sequences of development of the more controversial forms. Enhanced with over 250 illustrations depicting various lace patterns, including

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Immensely useful volume, containing over 400 lace-related terms such as Florentine knots, lappets, a pillow horse, winkie pin, spangles, reticella, honiton, guipure, and Tuscan filet, discusses the origin, nomenclature, date and sequences of development of the more controversial forms. Enhanced with over 250 illustrations depicting various lace patterns, including a magnificent lace collar worn by Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Queen Victoria’s wedding veil, the bridal tulle worn by Diana, Princess of Wales; and much more. A valuable book for lace-makers; a handy reference for cultural historians and needlecraft and fashion writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486404820
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/18/2012
Series:
Dover Fashion and Costumes Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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