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What is "Schiffli Embroidery" - Definition & Explanation

Embroidery done on fabric using a Schiffli machine. Capable of intricate designs.
Originated in Switzerland, the word, Schiffli, means 'boat', identifiable with the boat-shaped shuttle used in the frame. The lace effect is made by embroidering the motifs on a net ground.

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