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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lace made with a needle, in distinction from that made with the bobbin. See needle-point lace, under lace.


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  • Although laser-cutting and lamination may be far cries from traditional techniques—Grace Kelly's full needle-lace wedding dress for her marriage to Prince Rainier of Monaco was stitched by an army of MGM seamstresses in four complex parts—there are plenty of classic offerings this season, too.

    The Changing Face of Lace


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