hard-anger

hardanger

[hahr-dang-er]
noun
embroidery openwork having elaborate symmetrical designs created by blocks of satin stitches within which threads of the embroidery fabric are removed.

Origin:
1880–85; after Hardanger, an area in SW Norway where such embroidery was orig. produced

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