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What is "Carrickmacross Lace" - Definition & Explanation

A form of Irish lace with appliquéd motifs and buttonhole edges.
Carrickmacross lace is created from an applique of fine muslin cutwork on a machine net ground. Originating in Carrickmacross, Ireland in the early 19th century.

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