bobbin lace definition

  • noun:
    • An intricate handmade lace made by interlacing bond around tiny notched pins or bobbins caught into a pillow. Also referred to as pillow lace, point.
    • a kind of hand-made lace where the bond is wound around bobbins on a padded pillow; pillow lace
    • lace made on a pillow with bobbins; pillow lace.
    • a handmade lace labored on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins

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