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  • n. Plural form of guipure.

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Examples

  • Later, Brussels borrowed the hand-made grounds of France and Venice, and still later England copied Brussels, the guipures of Flanders, and the ground and style of Lille!

    Chats on Old Lace and Needlework

  • Italy adapted the Flemish pillow-lace, and produced Genoese and Milanese guipures, in addition to the coarse imitation of Reticella which she now made by plaiting threads on the pillow.

    Chats on Old Lace and Needlework

  • Old portraits of stern ancestors cramped in their doublets, or Duchesses de Rosas, with pale faces, sad countenances, buried in their collars whose _guipures_ have been limned by Velasquez or Claude Coëllo.

    His Excellency the Minister

  • At this time was introduced the Maltese guipures and the

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