Honiton lace


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Hon´i`ton lace`


1.A kind of pillow lace, remarkable for the beauty of its figures; - so called because chiefly made in Honiton, England.
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IF you are a collector of early lace, you are probably familiar with Honiton Lace.
But the Queen began an enduring tradition with her heavy silk gown, adorned with threeand-a-half metres of Honiton lace.
The royal, who turns 67 today, was dressed in the Honiton lace christening robe from Queen Victoria's reign.
Prince George is wearing an outfit made of Honiton lace and white satin by Angela Kelly, a replica of the 172-year-old gown worn by royal babies since 1841.
I wore a white satin gown, with a very deep flounce of Honiton lace, imitation of old.
It was made in 1841, using fine Honiton lace and white satin, for the christening of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Victoria, the Princess Royal.
The prince, who turns 67 today, was dressed in the Honiton lace christening robe from Queen Victoria's reign.
A different type of bobbin, plainer with no spangles, was used to make Honiton lace - a product which Queen Victoria herself was keen to promote, using it on her wedding dress.
Queen Victoria herself wore a white silk dress with Honiton lace.