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Net Work

Pattern of a network lace pattern. Pattern of a network lace pattern. From 'Renaissance Patterns for Lace, Embroidery and Needlepoint,' by Federico Vinciolo, 1587.

Net work (also written network) is an English term used for several different lace techniques worked on various forms of net. These lace techniques notably include filet, lacis, reseau, and reticella.

Source: THOMAS, Mary (1934). Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, London: Hodder and Stoughton, p. 116.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 29th June 2016).

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