A Dictionary of Lace
This book is ahandy reference of more than 400 lace-related terms plus discussions of the origin, nomenclature, dating and development of more controversial lace forms. Over 250 illustrations depict such lovely creations as Queen Victoria's wedding veil and the bridal tulle worn by Diana, Princess of Wales. Immensely useful volume, containing over 400 lace-related terms such as Florentine knots, lappets, a pillow horse, winkie pin, spangles, reticella, honiton, guipure, and Tuscan filet, discusses the origin, nomenclature, date and sequences of development of the more controversial forms. Enhanced with over 250 illustrations depicting various lace patterns, including a magnificent lace collar worn by Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Queen Victoria's wedding veil, the bridal tulle worn by Diana, Princess of Wales; and much more.
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