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Honiton Lace

Example of 19th century Honiton lace. Example of 19th century Honiton lace.

Honiton lace is a type of appliqué net lace that uses bobbin lace slips that are applied to a net slip. It is named after a town in East Devon, England, that has been an important lace making centre since the seventeenth century.

Also known as Honiton bobbin lace.

See also the TRC Needles entries on Brussels laceHoniton braid and Honiton lace (USA).

Source: EARNSHAW, Pat (1984). A Dictionary of Lace, Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd, pp. 80-82.

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