passementerie definition

  • noun:
    • Ornamental trimming for a garment, as braid, lace, or metallic beads.
    • A decorative piece of lace or any other fabric on garments.
    • Trimmings, esp. of braids, cords, gimps, beads, or tinsel.
    • Edgings and trimmings overall, specially those made of gimp, braid, or even the like: frequently made with jet or material beads: because, jet passementerie; ordinary passementerie (that's, without beading). See passement.
    • a decoration or adornment on a garment

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