Beveren lace: Beveren is a town in Belgium where this specific type of lace was made in the nineteenth century.
Cantu lace: Cantu is a town in Italy, associated with a bobbin lace known as Italian Rosaline.
Chantilly lace: Chantilly is a town in France, known for the black continuous bobbin lace produced in the second half of the eighteen century.
Chemical lace: An embroidery with a cotton thread is stitched on a silk fabric, which is dissolved in a later working process. This technique is used to imitate almost any handmade lace.Filling: Stitches that fill the enclosed spaces of the lace representing flowers, abstracted forms, fruits, animals or people.
Cloth stitch: The thread is more closely woven with a cross-twist-cross forming a compact surface.
Edge: The finishing outlines of the lace.
Filling: Stitches that fill the enclosed spaces of the lace representing flowers, abstract forms, fruits, animals or people.
Gimp: The gimp is a thick thread outlining portions of the design, mostly apparent in bobbin lace.
Ground: The ground fills open spaces and supports solid parts.
Lace trim: narrow lace stripe used to decorate clothing or household goods.
Levers machine: This machine was invented by John Levers in 1813. The machine produces imitations of handmade bobbin laces.
Lille/Tulle ground: A fine net that can be made by machine or hand.
Half stitch: The Half stitch is more open, looking like a grill of intersecting threads. Made with a cross-twist movement.
Paris ground/Kat stitch: The ground is formed by hexagons and triangles creating a star-shaped look.
Point de Rose/Rosaline: This lace can be referred to a variety of laces, like Venetian needle lace or Brussels bobbin lace. It has an intensive flower design with raised parts.
Pusher machine: The Pusher machine was invented in 1812. The machine produces good imitations of bobbin lace, especially Chantilly lace.
Side: The side of the lace is indicated by its decorations, a raised gimp or any other indicator showing a front or backside.
Valenciennes ground: is a town on the French-Flemish border, known for its continuous bobbin laces.
Venetian lace: Is a needle lace specific to the region of Venice with the look of carved ivory and raised work.