Chantilly lace

noun
Chan·​til·​ly lace | \shan-ˈti-lē- \

Definition of Chantilly lace 

: a delicate silk, linen, or synthetic lace having a 6-sided mesh ground and a floral or scrolled design

called also Chantilly

First Known Use of Chantilly lace

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Chantilly lace

Chantilly, France

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