Mechlin lace


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Related to Mechlin lace: bobbin lace, Brussels lace, Valenciennes lace

Mechlin lace

n
(Textiles) bobbin lace made at Mechlin, characterized by patterns outlined by a heavier flat thread. Also called: malines

Mech′lin lace′


n.
1. a fine bobbin lace with raised cord orig. made in Mechlin.
2. a similar lace made by machine.
[1690–1700]
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