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lacemaking

(ˈleɪsmeɪkɪŋ)
n
(Textiles) the act or process of making a delicate decorative fabric with cotton, silk, etc, woven in an open web of different symmetrical patterns and figures
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Translations

lacemaking

[ˈleɪsˌmeɪkɪŋ] Nlabor f de encaje
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lacemaking

[ˈleɪsmeɪkɪŋ] ndentellerie f, fabrication f de dentelle
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lacemaking

[ˈleɪsˌmeɪkɪŋ] nfabbricazione f dei pizzi or dei merletti
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At last, in a small room, Philip stopped before The Lacemaker of Vermeer van Delft.
Pirated Designs: Lacemakers Bring out Original Creations at Great Risk.
Members come from all walks of life, whether expert or simply hoping to learn from others, and include fishermen,surgeons, sailors, climbers, lacemakers, scouters and mathematicians.
Unlike its peers, Ferragamo collaborated with lacemakers and basket weavers in the 1930s, turning to fish skins and cork during the World Wars, when leather was scarce.
She is the patron saint of lacemakers, the religious, headaches sufferers and sickness.
FLETCHER Winifred On Wednesday, June 17 2015, Winifred, formerly of tax office and South Wales Lacemakers passed peacefully away at Llandough Hospital, aged 91 years.
(110.) See Malika Basu, Gender Focus in Resettlement Planning, in MANAGING Resettlement in India: Approaches Issues, Experiences 215-28 (Mathur ed., 2006) (discussing the gendered impact of population displacement as a result of development projects like the Sardar Sarovar dam in the Narmada Valley); Sathe, supra note 108, at 193-95; see also Bhalla, supra note 13; CHANDRA TALPADE MOHANTY, FEMINISM Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity 149-52 (2003) (citing Maria Mies' study on the Narsapur lacemakers and the fact that women bear the impact of development processes).
Entertainment will include live medieval music, an epic Yule poem, hawks, a mummer's play, storytellers the Moss Troopers and demonstrations from Northumbrian lacemakers, and the Black Gate Academy on fighting techniques.
* The plant name doesn't come from Queen Anne but is named after Saint Anne, the patron saint of lacemakers.
Most Irish lacemakers had not been trained in drawing.
Also assisted withwebsites of Eileen Brautman and the Lacemakers.
Volume II is devoted to "Land and Labour." Entries run the gamut from details of The Lacemakers: Sketches" of Irish Character, with some Account of the Effort to Establish Lacemaking in Ireland (1865) to selections from The Freeman's Journal concerning the Ladies Land League (1881).