pillow lace


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pillow lace

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pillow lace

n
(Knitting & Sewing) lace made by winding thread around bobbins on a padded cushion or board. Compare point lace
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Noun1.pillow lace - a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbinspillow lace - a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
Valenciennes lace, Valenciennes - a type of bobbin lace with floral patterns
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Professor Alessandro Nova of Goethe University, Frankfurt, is lecturing on 6 June at the Metropolitan Museum, New York, on the exhibition The legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy (left, Giacomo Ceruti, Women working on pillow lace), (+ 1 212 535 7710)