from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In tapestry-weaving, wrought with the warp in a perpendicular position: distinguished from basse-lisse.


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  • Brussels made her fame by haute-lisse, but in France the low-warp was dubbed "_á la façon de Flandres_"; and as Flanders stood for perfection, the weavers did their best to make the low-warp production approach in excellence the famed work of the ateliers to the north, which had formerly so prospered.

    The Tapestry Book

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