Broderie des Indes

Broderie des Indes (‘Indian embroidery’) is a term sometimes used for a form of drawn thread work or drawn work on muslin

Broderie des Indes is often classed as a form of embroidered lace. It originates from Brittany in France, and was popular in the eighteenth century. It was named after the transparent cotton scarves being imported from India.

Source: EARNSHAW, Pat (1984). A Dictionary of Lace. Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd, p. 23.


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