cutwork lace


noun

Definition for cutwork-lace (2 of 2)

point coupé

[ French pwan koo-pey ]
/ French pwɛ̃ kuˈpeɪ /

noun

Also called cutwork. a process for producing lace in which predetermined threads in the ground material are cut and removed in order to provide open areas for the insertion of ornamental patterns.
Also called cutwork lace. the lace produced by this process.

Origin of point coupé

1860–65; < French: cut point
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