Duchesse lace

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Description

A popular, inexpensive, bobbin lace made in motif sections with raised worked patterns that were joined with thread bars. From about 1840-1900, duchesse lace, named after the duchess of Brabant, was primarily made in Bruges and in many Belgium convents.

Synonyms and Related Terms

bobbin lace; duchess lace; satin duchesse (Fr.); point Duchesse; guipure lace

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Comparisons

Common Types of Lace


Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "Duchesse Lace." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2004. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. 2 Aug. 2004 .
  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937