- ornamental work done by drawing threads from a fabric, the remaining portions usually being formed into lacelike patterns by needlework.
Origin of drawn work
Examples from the Web for drawn work
Historical Examples of drawn work
The effect is similar to one of the drawn-work hem-stitches.The Art of Modern Lace Making
The Butterick Publishing Co.
I guess he means Mexican drawn-work, explained Ruth with a smile.The Eight-Oared Victors
Mrs. Tellamantez took out her drawn-work and pinned it to her knee.Song of the Lark
Drawn-work linen squares over mahogany make an attractive luncheon table.The Century Cook Book
Even the peddlers of lace and drawn-work find it hard to accustom themselves to the occidental idea of a market price.Our Foreigners
Samuel P. Orth
- ornamental needlework done by drawing threads out of the fabric and using the remaining threads to form lacelike patternsAlso called: drawn-thread work