: an ornamental edging or trimming (such as tassels) made of braid, cord, gimp, beading, or metallic thread
Examples of passementerie in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebCasual means different things to different people, and for those who spend their days trafficking in important antiques and exquisite passementerie, the concept of informality rarely jibes with the barefoot fantasies of the hoi polloi.
Mayer Rus, ELLE Decor, 8 Apr. 2011
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