Definition of pillow lace in English:

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pillow lace


[mass noun]
Lace made by hand using a lace pillow.
Example sentences
  • Hand-made lace falls into two broad categories, needle point lace and bobbin or pillow lace.
  • With only a limited supply of metal pins, not much could be achieved in the way of pillow lace, as in England, during the reign of Henry VIII, the price of ordinary pins was about one penny each.

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