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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Queen Victoria wore a white silk and Honiton lace dress for her wedding, making it almost de rigueur ever since.
I bought the silk and Honiton lace in England and I've still got a receipt for the dressmaker's work.
The baby - full name Lady Louise Alice Elizabeth Mary Mountbatten-Windsor - was dressed in a 163-year-old Honiton lace and white satin christening robe which has been used to dress generations of royal babies including the Queen.
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.
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.
Queen Victoria herself wore a white silk dress with Honiton lace.
It is laden with beautiful antique china and glass, huge brass candlesticks and candelabra embellished with frosted ivy rings, all displayed against a background of old Honiton lace.
Fuchsias are a favourite subject for artists working in various medias such as silver, porcelain, wood, tapestry and even Honiton lace.
The baby was dressed in a 163-year-old Honiton lace and satin robe, used to dress generations of royal babies.
The royal, who turns 67 today, was dressed in the Honiton lace christening robe from Queen Victoria's reign.