- 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.
Origin of Valenciennes
Words nearby Valenciennes
How to use Valenciennes in a sentence
Meanwhile, standing out from the collection was one lingerie-style black dress made of Chantilly and Valenciennes lace.
The dividing line of these two portions may be taken as a line running through Valenciennes and Maubeuge.
A single railway line connects it on the north with Tournai and (p. 054) on the south with Valenciennes.
I (p. 064) selected the new line from Jerlain (south-east of Valenciennes) eastwards to Maubeuge.
In Tournay alone five thousand at one time had been seen attending the sermons, and not many less in Valenciennes.
The fate of Valenciennes, towards which all eyes had been turned, was a warning to the other towns which had similarly offended.