Leavers lace

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Description

A machine-made lace prepared in the same manner as handmade bobbin lace. Leavers lace is made on a machine invented by John Leavers in 1813.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Bohemian lace

Comparisons

Common Types of Lace


Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985

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