There were also other differences, both the "cordonnet" and the "rseau" being unlike those of Alenon.
The cordonnet of Alençon is the only one which has horsehair for its foundation.
The pattern is outlined with a cordonnet of a flat, untwisted silk strand.
Take two silk threads of the kind sold as "cordonnet" silk, each thread of a different colour.
Is usually worked with horsehair on the edges to give firmness to the cordonnet.