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  • n. Plural form of picot.

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Examples

  • [48: 2] Picotee is from the French word _picoté_ marked with little pricks round the edge, like the "picots," on lace, _picot_ being the technical term in France for the small twirls which in England are called "purl" or "pearl."

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  • This engraving represents a specimen of genuine Russian lace made of fine braid, and wrought with bars similar to Raleigh bars, except that they have no picots.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • The making of the dots or purls before mentioned as picots, is an important feature in bar work.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • The picots are made after the method directed at the illustration of point de Venise bars in the department devoted to stitches.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • In making the lace, narrow braid and cord are used for the foundation of the design, and then the filling-in stitches are made and at the same time rings and buttons and bars and picots are introduced.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • The ground-work is formed of Raleigh bars made with picots, and the loops of braid are filled in with twisted point d'Alençon bars.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • All dots and picots render work much more effective, and may be introduced at will by the worker.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • Raleigh bars with picots form the connecting ground-work throughout the work.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • The design illustrated may be followed in Battenburg braid or plain lace tape, and any of the fancy stitches mentioned and described among the rosettes, bars and picots may be employed for filling-in purposes.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

  • Raleigh bars with picots define the upper edge of the edging, and Sorrento bars on which buttons are worked form the ground work.

    The Art of Modern Lace Making

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