Honiton lace

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MFA Acc. #: 46.269


A hand-made bobbin lace made as early as the 17th century in Honiton, England. The name is now associatated with 19th century laces made in Honiton exhibiting flowery patterns on a net ground.

Synonyms and Related Terms

honiton applique; Honiton kant (Ned);


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
  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937

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