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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A coarse fabric, lace, or object made by tying a sequence of knots in threads, cords, or ropes. Knotting, or macram, has been used world-wide. It was popular in Genoa in the 19th century and was revived as a craft in the 1960s. Works created by knotting include clothing, wall hangings, towels, purses, hammocks, window coverings, and plant hangars.
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A coarse fabric, lace, or object made by tying a sequence of knots in threads, cords, or ropes. Knotting, or macramé, has been used world-wide. It was popular in Genoa in the 19th century and was revived as a craft in the 1960s. Works created by knotting include clothing, wall hangings, towels, purses, hammocks, window coverings, and plant hangars.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
knotted lace; tatting; macram; macrame; punto a groppo; macram (Esp.); knoopwerk (Ned);
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knotted lace; tatting; macramé; macrame; punto a groppo; macramé (Esp.); knoopwerk (Ned);
  
== Authority ==
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== 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
 
* ''Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles'', Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Macrame." Encyclopdia Britannica. 8 Sept. 2004  .
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Macrame." Encyclopædia Britannica. 8 Sept. 2004  .
  
 
* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
 
* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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Description

A coarse fabric, lace, or object made by tying a sequence of knots in threads, cords, or ropes. Knotting, or macramé, has been used world-wide. It was popular in Genoa in the 19th century and was revived as a craft in the 1960s. Works created by knotting include clothing, wall hangings, towels, purses, hammocks, window coverings, and plant hangars.

Synonyms and Related Terms

knotted lace; tatting; macramé; macrame; punto a groppo; macramé (Esp.); knoopwerk (Ned);

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
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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