broderie anglaise

noun
bro·​de·​rie an·​glaise | \ -ˌäⁿˈglāz \

Definition of broderie anglaise

: an embroidery with eyelet and cutwork designs now usually machine-made and worked in white on white

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History and Etymology for broderie anglaise

French, literally, English embroidery

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“Broderie anglaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broderie%20anglaise. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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