rose point


Definition of rose point

: needlepoint lace of Venetian origin made with rose designs in low relief connected by brides

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First Known Use of rose point

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Rose point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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