Definition of duchesse lace in US English:

duchesse lace


  • A kind of Brussels pillow lace characterized by bold floral patterns worked with a fine thread.

    • ‘At the top of the skirt there was a deep yoke extending from the waistline to below the hips, of duchesse lace.’
    • ‘The first one is completely Duchesse lace while the other has a very fine linen center surrounded with Duchesse lace.’
    openwork, lacework, tatting, netting, net, tulle, meshwork, mesh, webbing
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