- Arras Lace
- ARRAS LACESame as Lille Lace.
Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.
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Arras lace — bobbin lace made at Arras, Fr., from the 17th century onward and similar to that of Lille. Although Arras was known for its gold lace, its popularity rested on its exceptionally pure white lace, stronger than Lille but with similar floral… … Universalium
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