Brussels lace


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Brussels lace

n.
Net lace with an appliqué design, formerly made by hand but now usually made by machine.

Brussels lace

n
(Textiles) a fine lace with a raised or appliqué design

Brus′sels lace′


n.
1. a fine handmade lace in a floral pattern outlined with raised cordonnet, orig. made in the area of Brussels.
2. a modern machine-made lace with appliquéd floral designs.
[1740–50]
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Noun1.Brussels lace - fine lace with a raised or applique designBrussels lace - fine lace with a raised or applique design
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
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The bride wore her mother's cathedral-length veil of Brussels lace.
Molly opened the packet of fine Brussels lace and burst into tears.
Bruges has an ice rink, giant Christmas tree, famous Brussels lace and you can sample flavoured beers once you're done.
She also wore a Brussels lace veil lent by her mother over a wreath of white heather and a pearl necklace and diamond pendant, the gifts of the bridegroom.
In Aleksandra Mokranjac's novels, a patient reader, although coming from an era of great impatience, gets a fine literary work, a kind of lacework, either Ohrid or Brussels lace, only the lace is made of sentences connected by gaps which serve to express strong emotions and shattered and scattered knowledge and perceptions of different aspects of reality.
Santina Levey, the lace expert who co-curated the exhibition with Joanna Hashagan, is hopeful of finding the piece of Brussels lace worn by film star Ingrid Bergman in Under Capricorn, directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
She wore a simple wedding gown draped with a Brussels lace veil first worn by her prince's great-grandmother in 1877.
Dressed in an elegant white dress, a veil of Brussels lace and carrying a trailing bouquet, the English-born bride tied the knot with Belgium's Prince Laurent at the Town Hall in Brussels.
Honoring bridal tradjtions, the bride wore a garter made of Brussels lace from her mother's wedding veil as "something old," and a monogrammed handkerchief, her "something new," was tucked into her bouquet Her sister's elegant rhinestone and pearl shoe clips, "something borrowed," added sparkle to the bride's blue satin d'Orsay pumps.
The bride wore her mother's cathedral-length veil, which was adorned with Alencon and Brussels lace, as well as a diamond bracelet, a gift from her late maternal grandmother, Mrs.
Her cathedral-length veil of Brussels lace is an heirloom from the bride's grandmother, Mrs.
The bride wore her great aunt's Brussels lace chapel-length veil in ivory that was previously worn by her mother, aunt, and sister.

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