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Ornamental or structural work, as of embroidery or metal, having many openings, usually in set patterns.
(Crafts) ornamental work, as of metal or embroidery, having a pattern of openings or holes
any kind of ornamental work having open spaces in the material.
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|Noun||1.||openwork - ornamental work (such as embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of openings|
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"