: embroidery usually on linen in which a design is outlined in buttonhole stitch and the enclosed material cut away
Examples of cutwork in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe overskirt is appliqued with cutwork of large dahlias.
Judith Thurman, The New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2021
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