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  • Galoon is mentioned in my copy of Therese de Dillmont's Encyclopedia of Needlework. The web copy does not have it, although the technique for attaching it is still illustrated at http://encyclopediaofneedlework.com/chapter_1.html#fig_25'>http://encyclopediaofneedlework.com/chapter_1.html#fig_25. I have bought galoon off Ebay, where it appears to be a kind of braid or lace. It particularly seems to be double sided so one can attach it as a kind of binding. The lace galoon is often used in lingerie.

    January 12, 2010

  • He wished that these people had left him alone, and stared at the wall in front of him, where curtains of crimson brocade and gold galoon hung undrawn between the lustred tiles and the high windows, black with the outer night but streaked and oiled with reflections of the inner feast.

    - Rebecca West, The Judge

    July 17, 2009