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What is "Point d'esprit" - Definition & Explanation

A machine made net with small all-over dots.
Cotton, and sometimes silk, in a Leno, gauze, knotted, or mesh weave. First made in France in 1834, it has a dull surfaced net with various sized holes. Has white or colored dots individually spaced or in groups.

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