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Yak lace

Definition of the noun Yak lace

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  1. A coarse pillow lace made from the silky hair of the yak.

Explanation

Yak lace refers to a coarse bobbin lace typically made from wool. It was mainly made in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire in imitation of Maltese and Greek laces. While the name suggests the lace is made using yak hair, it can be made of any wool or worsted yarn.

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Google previewA Compendium of Lace-Making - Bobbin, Filet, Needle-Point, Netting, Tatting and Much More - Four Volumes in One (2013)

by Various Authors

Yak lace is a coarse bobbin lace made from the wool of the yak. Perhaps the strangest of all lace is that woven from the pith of the aloe tree. In this small work it is impossible to give all the kinds of lace. It is proposed to give a practical working knowledge of the principal stitches in the following: bobbin, needlepoint, filet, and netdarning; and also to show the new artificial or Rayon threads executed on coloured modern machinemade nets. Readers whom we have thus far initiated into ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

yak lace 1. A coarse bobbin lace made in Bucks, Northamptonshire, England. 2. A wool crochet lace. yak rukha See RUKHA. yaktara A thin, ...

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