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Trimming (2)

Modern white embroidered lace trimming Modern white embroidered lace trimming

A trimming is a strip of cloth, lace or band, etc., in which one longitudinal edge (head, header) is plain and runs straight, while the other longitudinal edge (foot, footer) is normally wavy or scalloped in some manner, or provided with tassels etc. The foot is the edge that is normally left showing, so that the wearer and viewer can ‘admire’ its appearance. Not to be confused with trimming (1).

See also the TRC entries on oyapoint de neige, vandyke.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 22nd June 2016).

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