Long elbow cuffs, and above them two beautiful puffs divided by rows of shirring and bows of brown silk ribbon.
There was not the slightest doubt that all its shirring was of real, real silk!
This may be in the form of a cupboard or small closet, or a bag made of light rubber cloth and provided with a shirring string.
The shirring string under the crown is pulled up first and the material over-handed to the frame.
Machine work: Plain stitching, tucking, shirring, bias strips stitched on material.
Long elbow cuffs, and above them two beautiful puffs divided by rows of shirring and bows of brown-silk ribbon.
"to gather (cloth) on parallel threads," 1860 (implied in shirring), back-formation from shirred (1847), from shirr (n.) "elastic webbing," of unknown origin.