Mechlin lace

Origin of Mechlin lace

First recorded in 1690–1700; after Mechlin
Also called Mechlin, malines.
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British Dictionary definitions for mechlin lace

Mechlin lace

noun
  1. bobbin lace made at Mechlin, characterized by patterns outlined by a heavier flat threadAlso called: malines
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