HNW - lacis
dickeney at access.digex.net
Tue Oct 7 16:28:32 PDT 1997
On Tue, 7 Oct 1997, Linn Skinner wrote:
> Lacis is a type of darned net. The net is made on a small frame about 6-8"
> square and then thread is woven in and around the net with a needle to make
> a design. Many of the designs in the early Italian and German patternbooks
> were for Lacis. The squares are then removed and often set in linen
> pieces. This was one of the favorite sorts of needlework of Mary Queen of
> The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has several textiles that include
> lacis squares which can be identified in the early modelbuchen.
Eeek! It's the weave-it loom! <g>
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