A Dictionary of Lace (Dover Fashion and Costumes) (Paperback)

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A Dictionary of Lace (Dover Fashion and Costumes) (Paperback)

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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.
Product Details ISBN: 9780486404820
ISBN-10: 048640482X
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: July 17th, 2012
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Dover Fashion and Costumes