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);
Resources and Citations
- 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: "Honiton Lace." Accessed 2 Aug. 2004.
- Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937