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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The original Royal Christening Robe, made of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter.
Staring to the right of photographer Chris Allerton, the seventh in line to the throne is awake and attentive as he wears a replica of the fine Honiton lace christening gown originally -commissioned by Queen Victoria for her first child and worn by every senior member of the Royal Family.
The post read: "The original Royal Christening Robe, made of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter.
The post continued: "The original Royal Christening Robe, made of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter.
The Royal Christening Robe, of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was made in 1841 for the christening of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Victoria, Princess Royal.
Prince Louis is expected to wear the same Honiton lace robe that Prince George and Princess Charlotte wore on their baptism.
The fabric was silk, which had been spun at Spitalfields in London, with Honiton lace from the village of Beer in Devon.
She wrote of her wedding day in her private journal saying: "I wore a white satin dress, with a deep flounce of Honiton lace, an imitation of an old design.
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.