What is "Chantilly Lace" - Definition & Explanation
A bobbin lace on a fine net ground characterized by delicate motifs of scrolls, vines, branches, and flowers outlined by a flat (cordonnet) yarn. Often in black. Originally made in Chantilly France.
Bobbin lace with fine six-sided mesh grounds with pattern outlined in heavy thread.
A delicate ornamental lace usually in black or white with an outlined design pattern. Typically floral, these designs are common in wedding gowns.
This lace has a net background, and the pattern is created by embroidering with thread and ribbon to create floral designs. The pattern has areas of design that are very dense, and the pattern is often outlined with heavier cords or threads.
A delicate silk, linen, or synthetic lace having a six-sided mesh ground and a floral or scrolled design.
Some more terms: Faconne
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