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Bone-Lace

BONE-LACE, a kind of lace made upon a cushion from linen thread; the pattern is marked out with pins, round which are twisted the different threads, each wound on its own bobbin. The lace was so called from the fact that bobbins were formerly made of bone.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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