brussels-lace

Brussels lace

noun
1.
a fine handmade lace in a floral pattern outlined with raised cordonnet, originally made in the area of Brussels.
2.
a modern machine-made net lace on which floral designs are appliquéd.

Origin:
1740–50

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Brussels lace
 
n
a fine lace with a raised or appliqué design

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