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Väv, Karelsk spets - Karelsk spets – Wikipedia

Buttonhole couching- remove the underlying fabric and you have a kind of nalbinding

from semper.california

Performing Selfhood: The Costumed Body as a Lite of Mediation Between Life, Art and the Theatre in the English Renaissance

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

Duchesse: Belgian bobbin #lace with needle lace inclusions, named for Marie-Henriette, duchess of Brabant. / Belgische #kant

Gown and fichu detail from Self-portrait with a Harp, circa 1791, Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux (1761 – July 26, 1802). Note how the lace at the elbow has been folded up over the sleeve, out of the way of the harp strings for ease of play.

Laurel and Hardy I was three and couldn't understand why none of my friend knew of them! No wonder I'm in Hollywood lol

1923, Dress by Molyneux Spectacular moth-dress or bat-wing lace caftan with slip dress underneath...thrilling!!

Reproduction. 18th century stays. The Aristocat.

Lace Border 1884 detail. Chemical Lace is a form of machine-made lace. This method of lace-making is done by embroidering a pattern on a sacrificial fabric that has been chemically treated so as to disintegrate after the pattern has been created.