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What is "Brussels lace" - Definition & Explanation

May be a bobbin or needlepoint lace usually on a machine made ground. Sometimes designs are appliquéd on the ground. As Brussels Belgium is important in the history of lace-making, many different types of lace are called Brussels lace.

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