- a flat bobbin lace of linen, worked in one piece with the same thread forming the ground and the motif.
- a cotton imitation of it.
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Origin of Valenciennes
Words nearby Valenciennes
Example sentences from the Web for Valenciennes
Not one of them but bore its two ankers of the right French cognac, or its bale of silk of Lyons and lace of Valenciennes.Rodney Stone|Arthur Conan Doyle
The keys of Valenciennes, it was commonly said, opened to the regent the gates of all the refractory cities of the Netherlands.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
Reports from Valenciennes told of crowded hospitals, train-loads of wounded, and train-loads of dead.Wounded and a Prisoner of War|Malcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay
I (p. 064) selected the new line from Jerlain (south-east of Valenciennes) eastwards to Maubeuge.1914|John French, Viscount of Ypres
Why chain Pegasus to an ox cart, or make your Valenciennes lace into horse blankets?