Definition of whitework in English:
Embroidery worked in white thread on a white ground.
- It continued in textile design, particularly in whitework embroidery and some printed calicoes, into the mid-nineteenth century.
- Another loan, a whitework band sampler of about 1650, depicts Adam and Eve and comes from a private collection in the United States.
- The crown is embellished with tiny whitework flowers filled with intricate needlepoint lace fillings.
Definition of whitework in:
- British & World English dictionary
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