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What is "Schiffli lace" - Definition & Explanation

A lace made with a Schiffli embroidery machine by embroidering the design on a net ground. The ground may be kept or later burned away.

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A modification of a plain weave in which two or more warp yarns weave together as one and two or more weft yarns weave together as one. NOTE: The basic hopsack weaves may be modified in a number of...

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