point coupé

point coupé

[French pwan koo-pey]
noun
1.
Also called cutwork. a process for producing lace in which predetermined threads in the ground material are cut and removed in order to provide open areas for the insertion of ornamental patterns.
2.
Also called cutwork lace. the lace produced by this process.

Origin:
1860–65; < French: cut point

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