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point de gaze

[French pwan duh gahz] /French pwɛ̃ də ˈgɑz/
noun
1.
a needlepoint lace in which delicate floral designs are sewn onto a net ground.
Origin of point de gaze
1900-1905
1900-05; < French: gauze stitch
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  • point de gaze is the result of an attempt of the Brussels lacemakers to return to the best early traditions of needle-point.

    Lace, Its Origin and History Samuel L. Goldenberg

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