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Lace made with a needle on a parchment pattern.
openwork, lacework, tatting, netting, net, tulle, meshwork, mesh, webbingView synonyms
- ‘One of the most common Berain motifs used at Alcora was the patterned border of point lace, referred to in documents as puntilla fina, puntilla de Mallorca, or puntilla olandesa.’
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