guipure definition

  • noun:
    • A coarse large-patterned lace without a net floor.
    • identify gimp1.
    • a type of lace.
    • A term used for lace of different sorts; most properly for a lace of huge design and heavy product without any surface or mesh, but has the design held collectively by connecting threads known as taverns or brides.
    • Originally, a lace made of cords of a particular stoutness, each consists of several threads laid alongside, or of a strip of things or of parchment (see cartisane), and wound entirely with bond.

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