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The Lace Dictionary by C.R. Clifford c.1913 - Including Historic & Commercial Terms, Technical and Foreign REPRODUCTION

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156 Pages. Profusely illustrated and highly informative, this book is a "must have" for every lace maker's library. The terms in the book are gathered from eight different forms of lace making. These categories include:

Drawn Work - Manipulation of the threads of a woven mesh by drawing or tying to form patterns. (Punto Tirato, Opus Titatum, Fil Tiré)
Darned Work - Embroidering or darning upon a mesh, providing thus a pattern. (Opus Filatorium, Filet Brodé)
Cut Work - Forming a pattern by cutting away parts of the fabric. (Opus Scissum, Punto Tagliato, Point Coupé)
Needle-point - The making of lace direct with the needle. (Punto in Aco, Point a l'aiguille)
Bobbin - A plaiting or interweaving. (Dentelle au Fuseau, Merletti Fuselli, Merletti a Piombini)
Knotted Lace - Knotted lace is of a Macrame or Tatting offshoot (Punto a Groppo)
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