Cluny lace

Clu·​ny lace | \ ˈklünē- \

Definition of Cluny lace

: a sturdy bobbin lace for clothing and interior decoration made by hand or machine of linen or cotton thread and characterized by wheat or wheel designs on a coarse mesh

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History and Etymology for Cluny lace

from the Abbey of Cluny, Cluny, France, where it was used by the monks

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“Cluny lace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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