Applique Lace

Any lace in which the body (of silk) has a design (of cotton) laid on. The design motifs are usually flowers or sprigs. Originally a hand-made lace, but it is now imitated very successfully by lace machines. Known to the ancients as Opus Consutum.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Appliqué lace — Applique Lace refers to various types of lace where the decorative motifs are applied (sewn) to an existing openwork fabric, such as tulle, netting, filet or drawn thread and cut work . The motifs can be either handmade (needle, bobbin lace or… …   Wikipedia

  • lace — [n1] netted material appliqué, banding, border, crochet, edging, filigree, mesh, net, netting, openwork, ornament, tatting, threadwork, tissue, trim, trimming; concept 473 lace [n2] string used to connect band, cord, rope, shoelace, thong, thread …   New thesaurus

  • Lace —    One of the trademark crafts of Brussels, lace making evolved from embroidery. Needle lace appeared in Italy, most likely in Venice, at the end of the first quarter of the 16th century. Bobbin lace emerged at the same time simultaneously in… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • lace — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cord, lacing; braid; openwork, network. See ornament. v. t. weave, twine; interlace; bind, tie; flavor, mix, spike; informal, whip, lash. See mixture, crossing, punishment. II (Roget s IV) n. 1.… …   English dictionary for students

  • application lace — French  Point Appliqué,    lace in which motifs (flowers and the like) are worked individually and then joined to a net background (whether made by machine or by hand), in contrast to the method in which the net is worked round the solid parts of …   Universalium

  • Brussels lace — is a type of pillow lace that originated in and around Brussels. Brussels. The Oxford English Dictionary . 2nd ed. 1989.] The term Brussels lace has been broadly used for any lace from Brussels, however the term strictly interpreted refers to… …   Wikipedia

  • Carrickmacross Lace — Is of two kinds, applique and guipure. The applique is made by placing fine linen or cotton fabrics over plain net and applying designs with the chain or button hole stitch, and then cutting away the surplus material, leaving the outline of the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Honiton Lace — A hand made lace with small designs of sprigs,flowers,leaves, etc.,of great artistry. Originally made at Honiton, Devon. This handsome lace is still being made at Honiton and district, either applique or guipure. Until 1567 this lace was made of… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Fedora Lace — A point lace applique …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Irish Point Lace — Irish hand made lace, a combination of applique cut work, and embroidery on net work ground. The finer qualities also have elaborate needle stitching …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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