Battenberg Lace

Patterns formed with narrow tape, joined together with various brides, producing a form of Renaissance lace, but of coarser quality. Now made both by machinery and hand. Hand-made is used for collars and cuffs on dresses, and machine-made for drapery and other purposes.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Battenberg lace — /ˈbætnbɜg leɪs/ (say batnberg lays) noun a style of 19th century machine made lace. {named after Princess Beatrice of England, who married Prince Henry of Battenberg, Germany, in 1885} …   Australian English dictionary

  • battenberg lace — ˈbatənˌbərg noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: from Battenberg, village in Prussia, Germany : renaissance lace …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battenberg lace — noun see renaissance lace …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battenberg — may refer to:* Battenberg, Hesse, a town in Hesse, Germany * Battenberg, Rhineland Palatinate, a town in Rhineland Palatinate, Germany *Battenberg, a German noble family from Hesse ** Julia von Hauke Countess of Battenberg, 1825 1895 **Prince… …   Wikipedia

  • lace — 1. noun 1) a dress trimmed with white lace Syn: openwork, lacework, tatting; passementerie, needlepoint (lace), filet, bobbin lace, pillow lace, torchon lace, needle lace, point lace, Battenberg lace, Chantilly lace, Mechlin lace, Valenciennes 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • renaissance lace — noun Usage: usually capitalized R : a lace of braid or tape used for curtains and dresses : guipure called also Battenberg lace …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chantilly lace — This article is about the type of lace. For the song, see Chantilly Lace (song). For the film, see Chantilly Lace (film) …   Wikipedia

  • Mechlin lace — 18th century 18th cent …   Wikipedia

  • Needle lace — borders from the Erzgebirge mountains Germany in 1884, displayed in the Victoria and Albert Museum …   Wikipedia

  • Crocheted lace — 19th century Irish crochet Crochet lace is an application of the art of crochet. Generally it uses finer threads and more decorative styles of stitching often with flowing lines or scalloped edges to give interest. Variation of the size of the… …   Wikipedia

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