Honiton Braid

Examples of Honiton braid. Examples of Honiton braid.

Honiton braid is a brand name for a form of machine made tape lace. From the mid-nineteenth century onwards, this type of tape was used in Britain for making Branscombe (tape) lace. Branscombe is a village ten miles south of Honiton, hence the name for the braid that was used for the lace.

Source: EARNSHAW, Pat (1984). A Dictionary of Lace, Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd, p. 81.

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

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