A Dictionary Of Lace by Pat EarnshawA Dictionary Of Lace by Pat Earnshaw

A Dictionary Of Lace

byPat Earnshaw

Paperback | February 4, 1999

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Immensely useful volume, containing over 400 lace-related terms such as Florentine knots, lappets, a pillow horse, winkie pin, spangles, reticella, honiton, guipure, and Tuscan filet, discusses the origin, nomenclature, date and sequences of development of the more controversial forms. Enhanced with over 250 illustrations depicting various lace patterns, including a magnificent lace collar worn by Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Queen Victoria’s wedding veil, the bridal tulle worn by Diana, Princess of Wales; and much more. A valuable book for lace-makers; a handy reference for cultural historians and needlecraft and fashion writers.
Title:A Dictionary Of LaceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 0.48 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 5.75 × 0.48 inPublished:February 4, 1999Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:048640482X

ISBN - 13:9780486404820

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A handy reference guide is now available for lace-making enthusiasts. A Dictionary of Lace contains over 400 entries, not only providing widely accepted definitions of lace-related terms but also many different opinions on the origin, nomenclature, date and sequences of development of the more controversial forms. It also includes over 250 illustrations depicting various lace patterns and their place in history.